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Joe Biden to send additional B in military aid to Ukraine

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Joe Biden to send additional B in military aid to Ukraine

Washington, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) President Joe Biden´s administration announced on Monday additional billion in military assistance to Ukraine, Washington´s largest military aid package, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
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Blinken reiterated Biden´s administration will maintain military supply to Ukraine for “as long as necessary”.

This additional military aid package includes weapons, ammos and military equipment belonging to the Department of Defense´s inventories, according to a statement from the State Department.

Pentagon, on the other hand, stated military supplies includes ammos for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), 75,000 rounds of 155mm artillery ammunition, 50 armored medical treatment vehicles, 20 120mm mortar systems and 20,000 rounds of 120mm mortar ammunition, munitions for National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS), 1,000 Javelin and hundreds of AT4 anti-armor systems, Claymore anti-personnel munitions, C-4 explosives, demolition munitions, and demolition equipment, and medical supplies, to include first aid kits, bandages, monitors, and other equipment.

In total, the United States has now committed approximately $9.8 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden Administration.

Most recent assistance to Ukraine was $4.5 billion military aid that, according to US Treasury Department, will arrive in Ukraine split in separate batches.

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