America's Vice President for arms deliveries

samsul55 By samsul55, 5th Feb 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The debate over US arms supplies to Ukraine seem decided: Vice President Biden has spoken out against it.

Discussion of possible weapon's deliveries

The discussion of possible weapon's deliveries America to Ukraine now Vice President Joe Biden has opposed this initiative. The government in Washington to try not to send military equipment in Ukraine. Earlier this week, the newspaper "New York Times," reported, citing unnamed senior government officials, the White House thought about the delivery of lethal defensive weapons to.

Among other things, anti-tank missiles and artillery radar were brought into the conversation. So far, help the United States with material in the value of a three-digit million amount. These include vehicles, body armor or general radars.

It contradicts future of Defense

The nominated as Defense Secretary Ashton Carter future, however, support arms shipments. He would "very tend" to support Kiev in this way in the fight against the pro-Russian separatists, he said Wednesday at a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. The Senate must still approve the Personnel only.

The White House spokesman Josh Earnest, Carter rejected utterances. Decisions on arms sales would always meet Obama as commander in chief. Earnest repeated, it is unrealistic to expect that America could produce enough weapons to Ukraine in order to make the country a par with Russia.

Biden announced in the interview that his country's readiness to "the price for Russia's aggressive behavior" to increase. "At stake is nothing less than Europe's security," he said.

Washington worried about Ukrainian pilot

Meanwhile, the US government of Moscow has again called for the release of prisoners in Russia Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki expressed "serious concerns" about the health of the pilot who protested for 54 days on hunger strike to protest their detention. The life of the "hostage by the Russian authorities" is in serious danger.

The pilot was captured by separatists in eastern Ukraine last June and taken across the border into Russia. There she is in custody since then; the Russian authorities want her to make the process for alleged involvement in the death of two Russian journalists in war zones. The 33-year-old was elected last fall in the absence of deputies in the Ukrainian parliament.

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