US President Joe Biden has announced a new $ 800 million military package for Ukraine, saying it will help the country fight Russian forces in the Donbas region
The Pentagon says the latest aid includes Howitzer artillery, 72 armored personnel carriers, 144,000 rounds of ammunition and a number of new drones developed by the Air Force specifically for Ukraine’s needs.
Biden said military assistance was intended to help Ukrainian forces deal with Russia’s ongoing eagle attacks in the east of the country, which he said would be a different style of war from the one in northern Kyiv. , where Ukrainian troops successfully repelled Russian occupation within 6 weeks of the war.
The US president says the war is now at an advanced stage, and the United States and its allies are working to provide Ukraine with weapons to defend its territory.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who has been campaigning for more weapons, praised President Biden for his military assistance, saying the donation was needed to protect the lives of Ukrainians.