Situation in Ukraine

United States to provide another $600 million arms package to Ukraine

by Azerbaycan24

US President Joe Biden has announced a new $600 million arms package to help the Ukrainian military battle Russia, according to a White House memo sent to the State Department, Report informs referring to Reuters.

Biden authorized the assistance using his Presidential Drawdown Authority, which allows the president to sanction the transfer of excess weapons from US stocks.

The package includes High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), night vision goggles, claymore mines, mine clearing equipment, 105mm artillery rounds and 155mm precision guided artillery rounds, the Pentagon said.

The White House memo also mentioned the money will be used for military education and training.

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