The US gave the Ukrainian army 2.5 thousand night vision devices

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United States of America gave the Ukrainian army 2.5 thousand night vision devices, announced on Wednesday, the us Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch.

According to her, the total number of night vision devices from the United States «now will increase almost twice», and the total cost of the new equipment is $ 45 million.

«This allows us to guarantee the safety of the Ukrainian people (military — ed.) at night», — the diplomat said at the handover ceremony, her words leads portal LIGA.net.

In turn, the chief of the General staff Victor Muzhenko said that the US aid will provide night vision devices ten battalions of the armed forces of Ukraine.

Earlier, the Deputy Minister of defence of Ukraine Oleg Shevchuk said that the country’s armed forces over the last four years has received within the international technical and humanitarian assistance material resources to the amount almost 247 million dollars.

The US gave the Ukrainian army 2.5 thousand night vision devicesThe Minsk agreement

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