Washington: The United States will send an additional $ 725 million in military assistance to Ukraine, the state department and Pentagon announced Friday.
The aid comes ” in the wake of Russia’s brutal missile attacks on civilians across Ukraine, ” and ” the mounting evidence of atrocities by Russia’s forces, ” US secretary of state Antony Blinken said in a statement.
This newest package includes more ammunition for the HIMARS rocket system, the department of defense said in a separate statement. It brings the total US military assistance to Ukraine to $ 18.3 billion since the start of President Joe Biden’s administration. The assistance will also include anti-tank weapons anti-radiation missiles known as HARMs, vehicles, and medical supplies.