Ukrainian president seeks more military aid from US
September 19 , 2014
Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s president, has urged the United States government to provide military weapons to his forces to fight Russia, during a joint session of the Congress.
Ukrainian forces needed both “lethal and non-lethal” weapons, he said, adding that you “cannot win the war with blankets.”
Poroshenko said this was not Ukraine’s war alone, but “Europe and America’s war too.”
He said the “free world” was facing its worst security challenge since the Cuban missile crisis of 1962.