US House of Representatives passed a law to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons

23:35, 22.09.2016Politics

The US House of Representatives unanimously approved the law "On the support of Ukraine stability and democracy», which prohibits recognition of the annexation of the Crimea and includes lethal defensive weapons to means of support of Ukraine. It was reported by the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States in Facebook.

The document fixes the preservation of the US sanctions against Russia until it fully implements the Minsk Agreements. The law also contains a prohibition on the US recognition of the annexation of the Crimea. The sanctions will remain in place until the US president provides the Congress with the evidence about the restoration of Ukraine's sovereignty over the peninsula.

There are also included lethal defensive weapons systems in the list of means of Ukraine's support.

Before signing the law by the President of the USA, the identical by the content bill should be supported by the Senate.

According to: DNR24