08:36 02 Sep 2021

U.S. to send Ukraine more Javelins, other lethal and non-lethal capabilities

Фото: ОПУ

As part of a new $60 million aid package, the United States will provide Ukraine with Javelin anti-armor systems and other defensive lethal and non-lethal capabilities to help the country defend itself against Russian aggression.

This is according to a joint statement on the U.S.-Ukraine strategic partnership, published on the website of the Ukrainian President, Ukrinform reports.

"The United States is announcing a new $60 million security assistance package, including additional Javelin anti-armor systems and other defensive lethal and non-lethal capabilities, to enable Ukraine to more effectively defend itself against Russian aggression," the document says.

At the same time, it is noted that since 2014, the United States has committed $2.5 billion in support of Ukraine's Army, including over $400 million this year alone.

As reported, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is on a working visit to Washington.

Volodymyr Zelensky and Joe Biden met on Wednesday.

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