Biden officially announces new Ukraine aid package he previewed in op-ed

President Joe Biden speaks in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday, May 31

© APA | President Joe Biden speaks in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday, May 31

# 01 June 2022 22:17 (UTC +04:00)

As he previewed in a New York Times op-ed last night, US President Joe Biden has announced a new package of aid to Ukraine, APA reportsciting CNN.

“I am announcing a significant new security assistance package to provide timely and critical aid to the Ukrainian military. Thanks to the additional funding for Ukraine, passed with overwhelmingly bipartisan support in the U.S. Congress, the United States will be able to keep providing Ukraine with more of the weapons that they are using so effectively to repel Russian attacks,” Biden said in a statement.

He continued, “This new package will arm them with new capabilities and advanced weaponry, including HIMARS with battlefield munitions, to defend their territory from Russian advances. We will continue to lead the world in providing historic assistance to support Ukraine’s fight for freedom.”

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED