In the U.S. Congress can Make a decision On granting Ukraine the status of “main ally”. And we will also expand the list of weapons that are supplied to Ukraine
About it on the page in Facebook said the leader of the radical party of Ukraine Oleg Lyashko, according to Polit.Media.
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“The ice was broken — the United States can give Ukraine the status of the main military and political ally to our accession to NATO — the politician wrote. I’m sure this will be very significant for the cessation of Russian aggression against Ukraine.”
The politician also said that at the beginning of 2017, on his initiative, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine took a historic address to the U.S. Congress on security guarantees, the main idea of which was the granting Ukraine of the status of the main ally outside NATO and the bilateral defence agreement between Ukraine and the USA.
“In my opinion, these are the actions of the US will be the practical implementation of security assurances under the Budapest Memorandum given by the nuclear States in exchange for our unprecedented contribution to global nuclear disarmament”, — said Lyashko.
The leader of the RPL added about the importance of these attempts.
“Water wears away the stone. And after two years in the House of representatives of the U.S. Congress a draft law “On support Ukraine to protect its independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity”, which stipulates the possibility of granting Ukraine the status of main ally outside NATO for the period until the entry of our country into NATO “, — summed Oleg Lyashko.
Words Lyashko confirmed by the U.S. Embassy.
The authors of the bill on support of Ukraine and its security were the heads of the foreign Affairs Committee, the democratic Congressman Eliot Engel and Republican Michael mccaul, also the chair and co-chair of the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, energy and the environment this Committee, Democrat Viliam Keating and Republican Adam Kinzinger. The draft law is aimed at strengthening the defense of Ukraine, in particular through the sale of lethal means of defense of the APU, arms transfers, and strengthening the ability of Ukraine to resist Russian attacks.
The list of weapons that can be transferred to Ukraine, supplemented by anti-tank, anti-ship and anti-aircraft systems. The bill provides for the possibility of granting Ukraine the status of main ally outside NATO for the period from the date of entry of this document into force prior to the entry of Ukraine into NATO. The status can be used to simplify the procedure of sending Ukraine defensive means.
In conclusion, Oleg Lyashko thanked the sponsors of the bill, and noted that Ukraine is hoping for urgent consideration and support of the bill us lawmakers.