Biden: US to announce $800M in security assistance to Ukraine

Biden: US to announce $800M in security assistance to Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden has announced that the United States will provide a new package of security assistance to Ukraine worth $800 million in the coming days, which will include, in particular, new air defense systems, artillery systems, and ammunition.

"In the next few days, we intend to announce more than $800 million more," The U.S. President said at a press conference in Madrid following the NATO summit, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

He noted that the package would include new advanced air defense systems for Ukraine, more artillery and ammunition, counter-battery radars, additional ammunition for HIMARS systems already provided to Ukraine.

In addition, according to him, more HIMARS systems are coming to Ukraine from other countries.

As reported, since the beginning of the large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, the United States has provided $6.1 billion worth of aid to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.


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