US Shifts to Long-Term Strategy for Offering Military Assistance to Ukraine

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Published on August 23, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

US Shifts to Long-Term Strategy for Offering Military Assistance to Ukraine

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ABC reports that the United States will shift its security assistance for Ukraine to a longer-term campaign as Russia's invasion drags on.

According to officials, the campaign will likely see more American troops in Europe in the future.

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It will also reportedly include imminent plans to announce an additional $3 billion in aid to train and equip Ukrainian forces.

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U.S. officials said that campaign is likely to be announced on August 24, the same day the war will reach the six-month mark.

ABC reports that the boosted funding will go to contracts for drones, weapons and other equipment.

According to officials, the funding is meant to assist Ukraine in establishing a medium- to long-term defense posture.

The new package is also meant to reassure Ukrainian officials that the U.S. will continue to offer support as the war wears on.

The new package is also meant to reassure Ukrainian officials that the U.S. will continue to offer support as the war wears on.

On August 23, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also reaffirmed the alliance's support for Ukraine.

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On August 23, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also reaffirmed the alliance's support for Ukraine.

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Winter is coming, and it will be hard, and what we see now is a grinding war of attrition.

This is a battle of wills, and a battle of logistics.

, Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, via ABC.

Therefore we must sustain our support for Ukraine for the long term, so that Ukraine prevails as a sovereign, independent nation, Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, via ABC


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