intervention in the form of military hardware assistance that will allow Kiev to repel pro-Russian rebels fighting for independence in the east part of the country, as stipulated in the Ukraine Freedom Support Act
of 2014 passed by American lawmakers.
MOSCOW, Dec 19 (KUNA) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday warned that the new US sanctions, envisaged in the Ukraine Freedom Support Act
of 2014 will be counterproductive.
A Congress of a draft Ukraine Freedom Support Act
depicts the position of a civil society of America and expressed hopes the bill would come in effect soon.
The Senate bill -- dubbed the Ukraine Freedom Support Act
-- must still be approved by the White House, which has so far been reluctant to provide direct military assistance to Ukraine for fear of being drawn into a proxy war with Russia.
The Ukraine Freedom Support Act
approved by both houses of the US Congress without debate and proper voting cannot cause anything but deep regret as it bears an openly confrontational nature," Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Alexander Lukashevich said in a statement, Sputniknews reported.
After that, the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has passed the Ukraine Freedom Support Act
, allocating $350 million in fiscal year 2015 on military assistance to Ukraine, including anti-tank and anti-armor weapons and tactical troop-operated surveillance drones.
One example has been the infamous Section 907 of the Freedom Support Act
, which bans any direct U.
She has also co-sponsored the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act, the Iran Sanctions Enabling Act, the Iran Counter-Proliferation Act, and the Iran Freedom Support Act
the constitutions of each country, ceasefire agreements, and a section of the FREEDOM Support Act
enacted by the US Congress.
The request for FREEDOM Support Act
(FSA) and Foreign Assistance Act funding reflects the vital U.
Appropriates $399,735,000 for expense to carry out Chapters 11 and 12, Part I, FAA, and the FREEDOM Support Act
6 million from FREEDOM Support Act
funds to convert 872 tons of toxic rocket fuel in Armenia.