Ukraine says it has received first batch of aid from US

Ukrainian authorities have received the first batch of additional security assistance from the US government

Ukraine says it has received first batch of aid from US

 

This was announced on Sunday by the press service of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry, it was reported.

“A shipment of additional security aid from the US government has arrived in Ukraine. In addition to the previously agreed amount of $250 million, Ukraine is receiving medical equipment, weapons, necessary ammunition, high-precision weapons and radar surveillance equipment for another $60 million from US partners. The shipments come in several batches, one of which arrived today, 10 October, at Boryspil International Airport”, –  the Ukrainian Defence Ministry said in a statement on its website.

The Defence Ministry added that since 2014, Ukraine has received logistical support from the US totaling more than two billion dollars.

“The provision of additional security assistance from the United States government to the Ukrainian Armed Forces is further evidence of the unbreakable strategic partnership between our states.”

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