On Friday, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced a package American military endeavors With more than 3.75 billion dollars to Ukraine and the countries affected by the Russian military operation.
Blinken said in a statement that he would allow the withdrawal of US weapons and equipment to Ukraine.
The new aid includes supplying Ukraine with Bradley Fighting Vehicles, artillery systems, armored personnel carriers, surface-to-air missiles, ammunition and other items to support Kyiv.
The value of aid will reach $2.85 billion.
In turn, the US Department of Defense revealed that the delivery of Bradley fighting vehicles to Ukraine will take a few months.
And she indicated in a statement on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin did not abandon his goals in Ukraine, citing that Ukraine today witnessed clashes despite Moscow’s declaration of a cease-fire.
Zelensky is grateful
In turn, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his gratitude for the recent US decision.
In his video speech, he said that Washington’s decision to provide his country with Bradley armored vehicles is exactly what it needs.
The amount of aid is amazing
Zelensky also continued that the official announcement shows that his visit to Washington last month yielded tangible results, he said.
Billions of dollars
It is noteworthy that with these numbers, the value of US aid to the Ukrainian war effort rises to billions of dollars.
The US Treasury Department had announced months ago that the US aid would support basic government operations, contribute to alleviating the suffering of the Ukrainian people, and strengthen Ukrainian resistance.
It is noteworthy that Western aid had flowed into Kyiv since the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine last February, but its intensity increased greatly after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the annexation of the four Ukrainian regions to his country last October.