An encouraging result of the conversation between Alexei Reznikov and Lloyd Austin

11:02 30 July Kyiv, Ukraine

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov held telephone conversations with his American counterpart Lloyd Austin. The parties discussed strengthening the defense capability of Ukraine. This is stated in Reznikov's message, published on the night of Saturday, July 30, on Twitter.

"We maintain a constant dialogue with the head of the Pentagon, Lloyd James Austin III. Today we discussed all the events since our last conversation. I'm glad the US Secretary of Defense is back with good news. Funds will soon appear to strengthen our defense capability," the Ukrainian minister wrote.

We add that on the eve of the coordinator of the US National Security Council for strategic communications John Kirby at a briefing said that "very soon" a new military aid package for Ukraine will be announced.. The speaker did not disclose its contents.

As reported, both parties of the US Congress support the transfer of ATACMS missile systems to Ukraine, the projectiles for which have a range of more than 280 kilometers.