U.S. President Joe Biden on April 19 exercised executive rights to withdraw an additional $325 million under the Foreign Assistance Act to provide Ukraine with more materiel.

The Pentagon stated the same day that the security assistance is “for more ammunition” for the precision-guided HIMARS rocket systems that the US has already provided, and that have proven to be effective on the battlefield against invading Russian forces and will be especially crucial for any spring counteroffensive.

The package includes additional 155-milimeter and 105-millimeter artillery rounds, tube-launched, optically-tracked, wire-guided (TOW) missiles, more than 9 million rounds of small armor ammunition, Swedish-made AT-4 anti-armor weapons, among other weaponry.

“The United States will continue to work with its Allies and partners to provide Ukraine with capabilities to meet its immediate battlefield needs and longer-term security assistance requirements,” the Department of Defense said in a news release.  

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Washington has provided more than $36 billion worth of security assistance to Kyiv since February 2022 when Kremlin autocrat Vladimir Putin ordered an all-out invasion of Ukraine.

The announcement precedes the April 21 meeting of more than 50 countries in Germany, known as the Ukraine Contact Group, which has been chaired by US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

It will be the group’s 11th gathering since it was established more than a year ago and the latest Pentagon package is the 36th of its kind amid the European continent’s largest and bloodiest ground war since World War II.

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RockyRako
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What the Bullshit part of all this is. Not one cent has gone to the suffering people in Ukraine! They were promised money to help them from Zelensky. He hasn't given them anything!! How are they supposed to pay their rent? Buy food,? It's as corrupt as this government always was!

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