Biden announces new $500M military aid package for Ukraine

Biden announces new $500M military aid package for Ukraine

The United States will allocate a new $500 million military aid package for Ukraine, which will include missiles for the HIMARS system, Javelin anti-tank missile systems, etc.

U.S. President Joe Biden stated this at a joint press conference with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky during an unexpected visit to Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“Together [with allies], we’ve committed nearly 700 tanks, and thousands of armoured vehicles, 1,000 artillery systems, more than 2 million rounds of artillery ammunition, more than 50 advanced launch rocket systems, anti-ship and air defense systems, all to defend Ukraine. And that doesn’t count the other half a billion dollars that we are announcing today and tomorrow," Biden said.

According to the U.S. President, the new military aid package will include, in particular, more missiles for HIMARS systems, Javelin anti-tank missile systems, more military equipment and weapons.

As reported, U.S. President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine on a visit on Monday, February 20. This is his first visit as the head of the United States.

Photo: President’s Office

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