US Might Provide Weapons to Ukraine "Soon" - Senator

American senator, member of the Munitions Board James Inhofe is certain that the United States will give weapons to Ukraine to protect itself in the nearest time.

He said this at a briefing in Ukrainian crisis mediacenter, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainska Pravda.

According to Inhofe, the Senate will discuss this issue on its session of Nov. 12.

Inhofe said that President Obama might provide the weapons before that with his own decree.

"If the president doesn't do so by then, we will do our best to make it happen," he added.

According to Inhofe, this process might take from 4-5 days to up to 2.5 weeks.

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Inhofe also said that the U.S. Defense minister provided him with a list of weapons the US plan to offer to Ukraine, but he refused to share it with the journalists.

Provided this is defense weapons, Ukraine does not need to make amendments to its legislation or undergo special procedures in order to receive it, he said.

Inhofe added that the United States do not intend to take part in the war in Ukraine.

"I do not say that the US will be involved in the fighting. I speak of support for one of the most powerful allies, Ukraine," he said.

Inhofe also assured that all political powers and branches of the US are now united in the matter of assistance to Ukraine and not letting the Soviet past return.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n310667