US hands $60 million worth of armaments over to Ukraine

17.06.2020, Kiev.

The USA provided $60 million of military equipment to Ukraine, the press service of the US Embassy in Kiev wrote on June 17 on its Twitter page.

“Yesterday, the U.S. Embassy’s Office of Defense Cooperation received more than $60 million of equipment to transfer to our Ukrainian partners, including radios, ammunition, and Javelin anti-tank missiles,” the press service wrote.

The USA planned to spend around $250 million on military aid to Ukraine in 2020. At the same time, the Pentagon notes that the country is a key partner of the USA at the forefront of competition with Russia.

Ukraine requested military assistance from the United States in the form of anti-ships for coastal and maritime defence, coastal anti-aircraft warfare and additional anti-tank missiles.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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