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Ukraine’s President Says No One Explained to Him Why U.S. Aid Money Was Delayed


(WASHINGTON) –– Ukraine’s president says no one explained to him why U.S. military aid to his country was delayed.
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told reporters Tuesday that he stressed the importance of the military aid repeatedly in discussions with President Donald Trump, but “it wasn’t explained to me” why the money didn’t come through until September.
The Office of Management and Budget staff said the $250 million in funding had been delayed because Trump was consulting with his national security team about it.
While delaying the aid, Trump asked the Ukrainian leader in a July phone call to “look into” his Democratic rival Joe …read more

Source:: Time

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