Beijing, 17 March 2022 (TDI): The third batch of aid containing “humanitarian supplies” from the Red Cross Society of China was dispatched from Warsaw, Poland, towards the war-torn country, Ukraine, on Tuesday afternoon.

The supplies included children’s milk powder, quilts, food, moisture-proof pads, sleeping bags, and much more to cater to the basic need of war struck people.

Over the past few days China has sent two batches of humanitarian aid supplies to the war torn country. The supplies from the first batch of the aid from China are reported to have been arrived in Ukraine.

Those supplies were distributed by the Ukrainian Red Cross Society among the displaced and needy people of the war-affected country.

US Military aid

The President of the United States (US), Joe Biden announced $800 million in military aid to Ukraine amid the Russia-Ukraine crisis. China also dispatched its third batch of humanitarian assistance via the Red Cross Society of China on Tuesday.

Ukrainian President’s Plea to Congress

Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of Ukraine on Wednesday made an emotional seventeen minutes speech to congress. In his speech, he particularly appealed to the lawmakers of the US for additional financial and military aid.

In addition to this, he asked for a “no-fly zone” to help Ukraine ward off the Russian invasion. Furthermore, Zelensky appealed for more strict sanctions on the Russian officials and an air defense system

United State’s Response

In response to the Ukrainian President’s heartfelt appeal to the Congress for more aid to defend his country, the President of the US, Joe Biden announced additional aid for the war-torn country.

According to a White House Face Sheet, the military aid comprises of Stinger anti-craft systems, drones, anti-armor systems, shotguns, small arms like machine guns, and more such weaponry worth $800 million.

The recurring appeal of the no-fly zone was not granted yet, considering some opposed measures by the Pentagon and the Biden Administration.