speaker of the house of representatives, Democrat Nancy Pelosi criticized the intention of President Donald trump send free ventilators in Russia. Their dissatisfaction with the decision of the head of state was expressed in the air of television channel CNN, writes TASS.

According to the parliamentarian, the Washington free Moscow medical equipment in the amount of five million dollars. “Russia can well afford to pay for these units,” — said the speaker. She also noted that this humanitarian aid as sale Saudi Arabia batch of weapons, the White house did not agree with Congress.

14 APR trump, in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed the desire to send to Russia the medical equipment. He stressed that Washington can help Moscow if Russia will have additional equipment requirements. May 18, the White house has specified that is ready for transfer to the Russian side 200 of the ventilator.

In early April in the United States said humanitarian aid from Russia. It includes disinfectants, goggles, respirators and masks, as well as medical equipment. According to Moscow, half of the freight paid by the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF), same as the American side. The latter States that had fully paid the entire supply.