The United States plans to supply Ukraine with Javelin anti-tank systems in the current year. This statement was made by Stepan Poltorak, holding the position of head of the Ukrainian Ministry of defence.
According to him, Kyiv will receive American weapons in a timely manner. During his official visit to America Poltorak said that it has reached with the head of Pentgon “full understanding” in the discussion of the transfer of Javelin to Ukraine.
Earlier, the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko announced that Washington will put to Ukraine anti-tank Javelin at the expense of the us budget. At the end of 2017, the U.S. government made the decision to provide Kiev with defensive weapons to protect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.