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Wed May 15, 2024, 10:50 AM May 15

US to send additional $2 billion in Ukraine aid, Blinken says

Source: ABC News

May 15, 2024, 8:36 AM

The United States will provide an additional $2 billion in aid to Ukraine, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday during a press conference in Kyiv with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.

The foreign military financing will be used not only for purchasing weapons from the U.S., but also by Ukraine as it invests in manufacturing its own machinery and weapons, Blinken said. Ukraine will also use some of the funding to purchase weapons from other countries, he said.

"All of this -- in particular as we think about the defense industrial base -- builds on an incredible spirit of innovation, of ingenuity, of entrepreneurship that we see here in Ukraine," Blinken said. The deal for the latest aid comes as Russian forces increase their assaults along the front lines in northern and eastern Ukraine.

Blinken on Wednesday said the United States is "rushing" much of the military aid in the $60 billion package President Joe Biden approved in April.

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/US/us-send-additional-2-billion-ukraine-aid-blinken/story?id=108534198

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US to send additional $2 billion in Ukraine aid, Blinken says (Original Post) BumRushDaShow May 15 OP
Joe Biden is the best President of my lifetime Botany May 15 #1
Good republianmushroom May 15 #2
About time! ananda May 15 #3
Move fast to make up for the horrendous delay by the House Russiapublicans. Hermit-The-Prog May 15 #4


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1. Joe Biden is the best President of my lifetime
Wed May 15, 2024, 10:55 AM
May 15

May this support welcome lots of Russians to their afterlife.

Fucking GOP aka grand old Putin (ass kissers)

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