Trump approved allocation of $560 million to Ukraine

US President Donald Trump has signed consolidated law on budget allocation for 2017, which was adopted by the Congress, and providing for $560 million support for Ukraine among other things. This was reported by Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the press secretary of the White House, according to Ukrainian News.

“Yes, he signed it about an hour ago,” she answered to the corresponding request by journalists.

Speaker noted that she does not know whether Trump initiated changes in the edition of the law approved by the Congress.

According to Ukraine’s Embassy in the US, the consolidated draft law on budget allocation for 2017, given for the approval to the US Congress, includes no less than $560 million support for Ukraine.

$238 million out of this sum should be provided for military support and security policy by October 1 (the end of budget year).