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U.S. assures Obama does not abandon idea of providing Ukraine with arms

A statement that the U.S. will not provide lethal weapons to Ukraine does not fully correspond to reality. It was stated by U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt.

U.S. assures Obama does not abandon idea of providing Ukraine with arms

"We do not rule out anything regarding support of defenceand security sector of Ukraine. And the statement that the president of my country has taken some final decision in one or another direction, is not true," said Payette.

He recalled that last year the United States provided Ukraine with financial assistance in amount of $ 119 million.

As previously reported, the U.S. will supply Ukraine with Humvee armored cars and Raven reconnaissance drones. It is expected that totally, the United States will provide Ukraine with 30 Humvee armored cars and 200 ordinary ones. The number of drones Ukraine will receive is not specified.