Introduced in the House passed the draft National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023 for $840 billion. It is known that $1 billion of this amount has been allocated to help Ukraine: technical equipment, heavy weapons, etc. Everything to help Ukraine win the war. We remind you that the USA included Ukraine in its budget last year, but then the amount was $300 million.
After consideration and approval by the Senate, the document will be signed by president Biden.
The Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA told what other clauses in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023 apply to Ukraine.
- Prescribes the need to reduce dependence on energy carriers from Russia;
- Appoints the Inspector General to oversee the use of aid to Ukraine and obliges him to report every 6 months;
- Establishes permanent reporting on Russia's aggressive actions, infiltration camps, terrorist attacks, forced deportations, passporting and other crimes against Ukrainians;
- Sets the task of following the actions of Russia in the international area.
Separately, an amendment to the $100 million training program for Ukrainian pilots on American territory, assistance in rehabilitating Ukrainian soldiers, and training of paramedics was approved.