(Washington) The United States announced on Tuesday that it would release additional security aid to Ukraine of up to $100 million to deal with the Russian invasion.
This is “to meet an urgent Ukrainian need for additional Javelin anti-tank systems, which the United States has provided to Ukraine and which it has so effectively used to defend our country”, said in a press release the holder. – Pentagon spokesman, John Kirby.
“The world was shocked and horrified by the atrocities committed by Russian forces in Bucha and across Ukraine,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a separate statement, referring to the Ukrainian town where discovered dozens of corpses after the withdrawal of Russian troops.
“The United States, alongside our allies and partners, strongly supports Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” he added.
The head of American diplomacy said that this additional assistance brought to 1.7 billion dollars the American security aid allocated to Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian invasion on February 24.