The draft US budget for 2022 provides for a total of $ 756 million in aid to Ukraine.Patriot / illustration / REUTERS
Ukraine asked the United States of America to provide it with new weapons , in particular air defense systems and Patriot missiles.
As CNN reports ,
Ukrainian officials are also pushing for the acquisition of air defense systems such as Patriot surface-to-air missiles from the United States.
It is noted that over the past two months, Ukraine has already received :
- Javelin anti-tank missiles, command launchers,
- Island class patrol boats, first aid kits,
- protected radio stations, electronics, medical equipment.
As UNIAN reported earlier, since 2014, the United States has pledged to allocate more than $ 2 billion to Ukraine in security assistance.
The draft US budget for 2022 provides for a total amount of $ 756 million in assistance to Ukraine, in particular, for strengthening security – $ 400 million.
The total amount of material and technical assistance from Washington to Ukraine in 2021 amounted to more than $ 130 million. These funds went to help the Ukrainian army.