A group of Democrats in the House of representatives of the U.S. Congress demanded that President Donald trump to explain the reasons for the sending to Russia of ventilators as part of a package of humanitarian aid in the amount of $5.6 million reported by The Hill.
Heads of committees of the house of representatives expressed concern that the US send Russia necessary to save lives equipment despite the fact that the United States is still in a critical phase of the pandemic coronavirus.
In a letter to Trump says the U.S. taxpayer, which was purchased and delivered abroad ventilators cannot be used to obtain “political advantage”.
The representatives of the Democratic party require up to June 4 to provide information on the assessment of the need for medical supplies overseas.
The first batch of the ventilator from the USA arrived in Russia on 21 may. About this on Twitter said the United States Embassy in Moscow.
Just landed a U.S. air force plane with humanitarian aid from the people of the United States to the people of Russia. During the crisis, the U.S. and Russia must work together to save lives. #COVID19 @MID_RF pic.twitter.com/WppK1V3UD2
— The U.S. Embassy in Russia (@USEmbRu) May 21, 2020