Washington DC, 20 April 2023 (TDI): The United States (US) Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, announced the authorization of additional security support to Ukraine in its ongoing fight against Russian aggression.

This new security assistance package, valued at $325 million, includes:

  • Ammunition for US-provided HIMARS and artillery rounds, anti-armor systems, and small arms
  • Logistics support vehicles and maintenance support, essential for strengthening Ukraine’s defense capabilities

Secretary Blinken emphasized the importance of standing with Ukraine as it defends its people, territorial integrity, and independence against Russia’s aggression.

He noted that this was the 36th drawdown of US arms and equipment for Ukraine and reiterated the US commitment to supporting Ukraine’s brave efforts.

Furthermore, he highlighted the fact that Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine is “brutal, unprovoked, and unjustified.”

The US will continue to work with its allies and partners to support Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and to hold Russia accountable for its aggression.

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This new security assistance package is a testament to the US unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. It also reaffirms the commitment of the United States to peace and stability in the region.

Likewise, the US has consistently supported Ukraine’s efforts to reform its economy, strengthen its democratic institutions, and defend itself against Russian aggression.

Thus, the US remains committed to supporting Ukraine’s efforts to build a brighter future for its people.

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In a nutshell, Secretary Blinken’s announcement of critical new support for Ukraine sends a clear message to Russia that the US and its allies and partners stand united in support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The US commitment to Ukraine’s defense capabilities and its brave efforts will continue for as long as it takes until Russia ends its war of aggression.