The government of USA is preparing a new $1.1 billion arms and ammunition package to help her Ukraine at war with Russia and its grant will be announced very soon, US officials said, after the completion of referendums that Washington calls a “fraud” on the annexation of four Ukrainian regions to the Russian Federation.
The new arms and ammunition package will draw funds from the so-called Security Assistance Initiative Ukrainian which has been approved by Congress and allows the president’s government Joe Biden to procure from the arms industry directly, not to ship material from US military stockpiles, officials explained.
The package includes HIMARS multiple launch systems, ammunition for them, various anti-UAVs, radars, spare parts, as well as training and technical supportone of the government imgs told Reuters news agency.
Washington is also preparing a new set of sanctions against Russia if Moscow annexes the Ukrainian regions where referendums were held. President Biden condemned these popular consultations, insisting that the US will never recognize their results.
The US has spent over $15 billion on military aid to Ukraine after Russia invaded on February 24.
Source: News Beast