U.S. to give Ukraine US$4 mln for stepping up ammo depot security
The United States will give Ukraine US$4 million in financial assistance for an improvement in protection systems of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's ammunition depots.
On June 25, Washington, D.C., hosted a regular meeting of the Ukraine-U.S. Nonproliferation and Export Control Working Group (NPWG), after which the parties signed a memorandum on the provision by the United States of assistance to Ukraine in the field of ammunition storage, the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States said on Facebook on June 26.
The memorandum provides for the allocation by the American side of at least US$4 million for stepping up ammo depot security in Ukraine.
From 2015 to 2018, there was a series of explosions in military warehouses with ammunition and military equipment in Ukraine, which caused a significant damage to Ukraine's defense capability.