US Congress approved allocation of $350M of military aid to Ukraine

U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on military aid to allocate to Ukraine.

The total U.S. military assistance to Ukraine in 2017 is planned in the amount of $350,000,000, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraina.

The total U.S. budget for 2017 amounts to $618.7 billion.

Consideration of the bill in the Senate is scheduled for the next week.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n417779