The President of Ukraine stressed that the new package of military assistance from the United States brings Ukraine closer to victory in the war with Russia.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky thanked the President of the United States of America Joe Biden for providing military assistance to Ukraine in the amount of $550 million.
This was announced by the President of Ukraine in the microblog Twitter.
“Thank you to US President Joe Biden for his leadership and strong support for Ukraine and understanding of the threat to the civilized world from Russia. Together we stand to defend the values of freedom common to Ukraine and the United States. The new defense assistance package brings us closer to victory,” Zelensky stressed.
According to the White House website, Biden exercised his powers under the US Constitution and laws and instructed Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to provide defense support to Ukraine in the amount of up to $550 million.
As UNIAN reported earlier, John Kirby, US National Security Council Strategic Communications Coordinator, spoke today about a new $550 million assistance policy package for Ukraine. In particular, the package provides for the provision of ammunition to Ukraine for HIMARS and artillery systems of caliber 155 mm.