Third shipment of US military aid arrives in Ukraine

For the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, ammunition, anti-tank and high-precision weapons, as well as medical equipment were delivered.The last batch of military aid from the United States arrived in Ukraine / photo by the press service of the Ministry of DefenseThe last batch of military aid from the United States arrived in Ukraine / photo by the press service of the Ministry of Defense

The third and final batch of additional  $ 60 million in international military aid from the US government has arrived in Ukraine .

This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense .

The plane with the cargo landed at the Boryspil international airport. For the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, ammunition, anti-tank and precision weapons, as well as medical equipment were delivered.

The department recalled that during this month, namely on October 10 and 18, the previous two consignments of cargo were delivered to Ukraine.

“International security and assistance worth $ 60 million was made possible thanks to the agreements reached during the recent visit of President Volodymyr Zelensky to the United States. It was provided in addition to the previously agreed amount of $ 250 million,” the statement said.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, on October 10, as part of the implementation of the provision of additional security assistance from the US government to the Armed Forces of Ukraine based on the results of the agreements reached during the recent visit of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the United States, cargoes of international technical assistance arrived in Ukraine. As part of this assistance, Ukraine will receive medical equipment, weapons, necessary ammunition, precision weapons and radar surveillance equipment for another $ 60 million.

In early September 2021, as part of Zelensky’s working visit to the United States, a Framework Agreement on the Strategic Framework for Defense Partnerships between the Ministries of Defense of Ukraine and the United States and an Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the United States of America on research, development, testing and evaluation projects were signed.

In total, since 2014, Ukraine has received logistical support from the United States totaling more than $ 2 billion.

On October 18, the second shipment of medical equipment and weapons from the United States arrived in Ukraine .

(c)UNIAN 2021

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