New US military aid of $400 million

The United States is providing $400 million in new military aid to Ukraine, the scene of an armed conflict with Russia, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Saturday.

This new amount brings the total value of US military aid to Ukraine to $7.33 billion since the start of the conflict on February 24, including $2.2 billion granted in recent weeks, the official said. head of US diplomacy in a statement.

He said that the Ukrainian people continue to ” courageously defend his nation, adding that the United States salutes his bravery and will support him “as long as it takes”. “Our commitment to the people of Ukraine will not waver and we will continue to stand united with Ukraine”underlined Antony Blinken.

According to a senior Pentagon official quoted by the media, the new US aid includes four Himars multiple rocket launcher systems and ammunition, which have already enabled Ukrainian forces to attack targets, such as ammunition dumps, with missiles fired out of range of the Russian artillery.

With these Himars, “Ukraine succeeded in hitting Russian targets further back from the front line and disrupting Russian artillery operations”explained this person in charge.

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