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Frelinghuysen urges President to help Ukrainians defend themselves

FRELINGHUYSEN URGES PRESIDENT TO GIVE UKRAINE

“MAJOR NON NATO ALLY” DESIGNATION

Washington, D.C.  In a letter to President Obama, Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (NJ-11), chairman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, is urging President Obama to grant Ukraine status as a “Major Non NATO Ally.”

“[D]esignating Ukraine as a Major Non NATO Ally would send a distinct signal to the aggressors while setting in place procedures by which the United States can help the Ukrainian people defend themselves,” Frelinghuysen wrote to the President.

“It has been said that the West won the Cold War ‘without firing a shot.’  History must not record that we lost this confrontation without lifting a finger,” Frelinghuysen concluded.

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Congressman Frelinghuysen's letter to President Obama regarding the Ukraine (03/28/1411:52 AMET )