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Military assistance to Ukraine – US will allocate another $450 million – UNIAN

The Pentagon noted that the weapons will help Ukraine defend democracy.

The United States will allocate an additional package of military assistance to Ukraine / REUTERS photo

The United States will give Ukraine an additional military aid package. Kyiv will receive only 450 million dollars.

This was stated by the speaker of the Pentagon John Kirby.

The United States is announcing an additional $450 million in military aid as part of our commitment to helping Ukraine defend its democracy in the face of unprovoked Russian aggression.

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At the same time, Kirby indicated that the military aid package includes weapons and military equipment, including:

  • highly mobile artillery missile systems HIMARS;
  • tens of thousands of ammunition for artillery;
  • patrol ships to protect the Ukrainian coast and waterways.

As UNIAN previously reported, on June 15, US President Joe Biden announced the allocation of another package of military aid in the amount of 1 billion dollars.

Help package includesMLRS guided missiles, 18 M777 howitzers and 36,000 projectiles for them, two additional Harpoon anti-ship systems for coastal security, thousands of protected radio and night vision devices and other optical devices.

In addition, the allocation of 225 million dollars for humanitarian assistance to the population has been announced.

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