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The US will provide Ukraine with more weapons worth $ 800 million

The US will provide Ukraine with more weapons worth $ 800 million

The United States will provide additional arms assistance worth $ 800 million (6 660 million) to Ukraine, said President Joe Biden. Speaking at the NATO summit, he said this would be outlined in the coming days and would include new advanced western air defense systems, anti-battery radar systems, additional ammunition for the HIMARS multiple missile launch system. and more HIMARS coming from other countries.

The US has already provided $ 7 billion worth of security systems to Ukraine, he said. He said most NATO members are on track to exceed the alliance's commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense.

"This is a global effort to support Ukraine," he said.

He said the US would help Ukraine as long as it needed to. Biden said "we are supplying them with capacity" and the country has shown that it can "continue to resist Russian aggression".

"I do not know how it will end, but it will not end with a Russian defeat of Ukraine," he said.

 

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