U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced on Thursday speaking at the Senate Committee on Armed Services, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.
According to the official, this issue is under consideration, and the decision will depend on Russia's progress in implementation of the Minsk agreements.
As reported, Sept. 22, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed "Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act" stipulating that efforts to support Ukraine might include lethal defensive weapons systems for Ukraine's Armed Forces.
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