Censor.NET reports referring to the U.S. Congress official website.
The allocation of funds is stipulated by the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 that was adopted by a majority vote of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 8. The document was supported by 371 lawmakers, with 48 being against it.
According to the document, "the funds shall be available to the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to provide assistance, including training; equipment; lethal weapons of a defensive nature; logistics support, supplies and services; sustainment; and intelligence support to the military and national security forces of Ukraine."
In total, the U.S. 2017 defense budget accounts for $578 billion. The act is yet to be endorsed by the U.S. Senate.
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