Members of the House of Representatives and Senate of the US Congress stated they had reached an agreement on the country's defense budget for 2020 in the amount of $ 738 billion, TASS reported.
The agreed defense budget includes assistance to Ukraine in the amount of $ 300 million, follows from a document published on Monday by the relevant committee of the House of Representatives. Funds will be allocated to implement an initiative to assist Ukraine in the field of security.
The project also obliges the country's defense department to report on measures to contain Russia.
According to the project, the US is forbidden to transfer F-35 aircraft to Turkey amid supply of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to Ankara
The draft budget is expected to be adopted by the end of 2019.