Biden Administration Ups US Military Aid to Ukraine by an Additional $1 Billion

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Biden Administration Ups US Military Aid to Ukraine by an Additional $1 Billion

Biden Administration , Ups US Military Aid to Ukraine , by an Additional $1 Billion.

Biden Administration , Ups US Military Aid to Ukraine , by an Additional $1 Billion.

The announcement was made on June 15.

According to reports, President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the phone about the additional aid.

I informed President Zelensky that the United States is providing another $1 billion in security assistance for Ukraine, , President Joe Biden, Statement, via CNN.

... including additional artillery and coastal defense weapons, as well as ammunition for the artillery... , President Joe Biden, Statement, via CNN.

... and advanced rocket systems that the Ukrainians need to support their defensive operations in the Donbas, President Joe Biden, Statement, via CNN.

We also discussed Secretary Austin’s efforts in Brussels today to coordinate additional international support for the Ukrainian armed forces, President Joe Biden, Statement, via CNN.

The Pentagon confirmed that the U.S. is providing Ukraine with howitzers, ammunition and coastal defense systems. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin commented from Brussels to reaffirm the U.S.'

Commitment to Ukraine.

[The U.S. and Ukraine are] working in lockstep to meet Ukraine’s requests for new capabilities, especially its need for long-range fires, armor and coastal defense, Lloyd Austin, U.S. Defense Secretary, via CNN.

Zelensky thanked Biden on June 15 for his “consistent, unwavering support.”.

The security support from the United States is unprecedented.

It brings us closer to a common victory over the Russian aggressor, Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine, via CNN.

More than $5 billion in aid has been supplied by the U.S. to Ukraine.

The deputy defense minister of Ukraine reiterated that Western assistance in the war against Russia is essential.

Whatever efforts we put, no matter how professional our army is, without the assistance of our Western partners Ukraine will not be able to win this war, Hanna Maliar, Ukraine’s Deputy Defense Minister, via CNN


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