The President of the United States has made an announcement about the provision of a new $1 billion security assistance package for Ukraine.
The statement has been released by the President of the United States on support for Ukraine and call with President Zelenskyy of Ukraine, the White House informs, “I informed President Zelenskyy that the United States is providing another $1 billion in security assistance for Ukraine, including additional artillery and advanced rocket systems that the Ukrainians need to support their defensive operations in the Donbas.”
While reassuring his commitment toward Ukraine, President Biden stated that the United States will stand by Ukraine as it defends its democracy and support its sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of unprovoked Russian aggression. Additionally, the United States also remains committed to support the Ukrainian people whose lives have been ripped apart by this war.
The U.S. President noted that, “Today, I am also announcing an additional $225 million in humanitarian assistance to help people inside Ukraine, including by supplying safe drinking water, critical medical supplies and health care, food, shelter, and cash for families to purchase essential items.”
As the U.S. leader underscored, the Ukrainian people’s bravery, resilience, and determination continue to inspire the world.
“The U.S., along with our allies and partners, will not waver in our commitment to the Ukrainian people as they fight for their freedom,” Biden stressed.
On February 24, Russia launched a new phase of the war against Ukraine – a full-scale invasion. Russian invaders shell and bomb Ukrainian cities, towns, and villages, torture and kill civilians.