September 19, 2014 08:41 8:41
Before the meeting with Obama Poroshenko made in the American Congress, where he said that Ukraine needs the supply of arms and military equipment.
““Blankets and night vision binoculars – this is important, but no one can win the war only blankets” – quoted by AP president.
However, as noted by the agency, the White House announced on granting Ukraine $ 46 million for military purposes, including the supply of radar to determine the points of enemy artillery, vehicles, engineering equipment, as well as highlighted the Ukrainian humanitarian organizations $ 7 million to help victims during the conflict.
In addition, according to Poroshenko, between him and his American counterpart was agreed to provide $ 1 billion in Kiev financial guarantees from the United States.
Obama, as the AP, also assured Poroshenko, whom he called “a good guy” and that “the people of the United States stands on the same side with the people of Ukraine.” American President during the meeting called for a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, Poroshenko promised to make efforts to do so.