President Biden Announces Additional $1 Billion in Military Aid for Ukraine

As Ukraine continues to wage its war against Russia, President Biden has announced another $1 billion in military aid.

Biden spoke with President Volodymyr Zelensky by phone, just before his announcement, “which the Pentagon said included providing Ukraine with 18 howitzers, 36,000 rounds of howitzer ammunition and two Harpoon coastal defense systems,” CNN reports.

I informed President Zelensky that the United States is providing another $1 billion in security assistance to Ukraine, including additional artillery and coastal defense weapons, as well as ammunition for artillery and advanced rocket systems that the Ukrainians need to support their operations. defenses in the Donbas. .

Biden went on to say:

We also discussed Secretary Austin’s efforts in Brussels today to coordinate additional international support for the Ukrainian military.

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin also said the United States and Ukraine are “working in unison to meet Ukraine’s requests for new capabilities, especially its need for long-range fires, armor and coastal defense.”

Zelensky thanked Biden for his “constant and unwavering support.” Zelensky also stated:

Security support from the United States is unprecedented. It brings us closer to a common victory over the Russian aggressor.

According to a Pentagon official, the United States has contributed more than $5 billion to Ukraine since the start of the war in February.

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