(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
The White House has announced an additional $450 million in
security assistance to Ukraine to ensure the transfer of more
weapons and equipment to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, including
HIMARS systems, ammunition, and other equipment, Trend reports citing Ukrinform .
'The United States announced additional $450 million worth of
security assistance to Ukraine as part of our commitment to help
Ukraine defend its democracy,' John Kirby, the US National Security
Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications, said during a
briefing at the White House.
According to Kirby, the new package contains 'weapons and
equipment, including new High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems,
tens of thousands of additional rounds of ammunition for the
artillery systems that have already been provided, and patrol
As noted, this is the 13th time that U.S. President Biden has
authorized the presidential drawdown package during the war,
bringing the total amount of US security assistance provided to
Ukraine to $6.1 billion since February 24, 2022.
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