Biden announces additional $100 million military aid to Ukraine

US President Joe Biden instructed to allocate an additional $100 million for military assistance to Ukraine. The corresponding decree is published on the website of the White House.

“This decree grants the State Department the right to allocate up to $100 million to the Department of Defense for defense assets and services, training and training to help Ukraine,”— The decree says.

Earlier on April 2, the Pentagon approved the allocation of military assistance to Ukraine in the amount of $300 million. According to Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, the money will be used to strengthen Ukraine's defense capability.

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This assistance package included laser-guided missile systems, Switchblade tactical drones, Puma drones, anti-drone systems, high mobility armored multipurpose wheeled vehicles, small and large caliber custom munitions, night vision devices, thermal imaging systems and optics, tactical secure communications systems, custom machine guns, commercial satellite imagery services, medical supplies, field equipment and spare parts.

In total, the US has provided more than $1.7 billion in military aid to Kiev since the beginning of the Russian military operation in Ukraine.

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