The United States promised Ukraine additional assistance to defend against Russian aggression
The United States Department of State announced continued support for Ukraine in the security and defense sectors, including lethal defense systems. This was announced during a briefing in Washington by the press secretary of the US State Department, Ned Price, UATV informs.
Also the United States doesn’t exclude the possibility of taking further anti-Russian measures in connection with the situation in Donbas.
“We will continue to work to provide the security support that Ukraine needs to defend against Russian aggression,” Price said.
The US State Department reacted to the Russian Federation’s statement on the withdrawal of troops from the Ukrainian border. Ned Price noted that Washington will be monitoring the situation, since the Russian statement has not yet been confirmed by actions.
“During our interaction with the Russian government, it became obvious that Russia should immediately cease all its aggressive activities in and around Ukraine, including the recent military accumulation in the occupied Crimea and on the Ukrainian border, blocking of ships in the Black Sea”, – said the State Department representative.