US State Department confirms that the US will supply Ukraine with weapons

The US State Department has confirmed that the US will be supplying lethal arms to Ukraine in the near future.

“The United States has decided to provide Ukraine enhanced defensive capabilities as part of our effort to help Ukraine build its long-term defense capacity, to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity, and to deter further aggression,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said, adding that military assistance to the Ukrainian army is “entirely defensive in nature.”

Ukraine will apparently acquire at least $47 million in weapons, including FGM-148 Javelin launchers and Model M107A1 sniper rifles. The US has authorized a total of $350 million in military aid to Ukraine under the National Defense Authorization Act; which President Trump signed into law.


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