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US media are unequivocal that approval has been granted, most Ukrainian media treating the report with caution. If the report is correct, this dismantles the previous Administration’s unsound policy of indirectly supporting Russia by imposing a de facto arms embargo on Ukraine.
The dynamic we should hope for here is simple – every time Russia does something disagreeable, the US should supply the Ukrainians with some additional capability the Russians fear.
The Javelins are not a panacea but will offset the key advantage of good reactive armor fitted to the T-72B3 and T-90 MBTs. Had Javelins been supplied in mid-2014, prospects are Russia would not be occupying Donbass now.
Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes have much to answer for – a significant body count of Ukrainians, and others.
If the president formally signs off, the plan will be presented to Congress.
The US President is to present the plan to the Congress for approval of selling 210 anti-tank missiles and 35 launching systems to Kyiv, – 112
In what must come as a terrible shock to liberals who believe that President Trump is Russian President Putin’s puppet, the American president has approved a plan to send antitank missiles to Ukraine, thereby ensuring a “new phase” in the conflict between that country and Ukraine.
The US is going to provide anti-tank weapons to Ukraine, a senior State Department official told CNN.
U.S. officials said Friday that the Trump administration approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, according to the Associated Press.
The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, U.S. officials said.
The United States will provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities,” the State Department said on Friday, as Kiev battles Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country.
U.S. assistance is entirely defensive in nature, and as we have always said, Ukraine is a sovereign country and has a right to defend itself," said State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauret
The decision is likely to inflame tensions with the Kremlin.
President Donald Trump has signed off on a decision to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weaponry, including portable antitank armaments, in a shift in the yearslong conflict between Kiev and separatists backed by Russia.
The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles.
The United States says it has decided to provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities” to help it “deter further aggression” as it battles Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
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Trump may approve plan to sell anti-tank missiles to Ukraine – media. View news feed in news about politics for 23 December from UNIAN Information Agency
The Trump administration has decided to authorize the sale of lethal military assistance to Ukraine, including sniper rifles. There are significant downsid
The DoD said any decisions on the sale of anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons would come from the State Department.