US reveals scale of ammunition shipments to Ukraine

Washington has handed over 80 tons of ammunition to Ukraine’s armed forces as a part of the newest in a sequence of deliveries below the phrases of a multimillion-dollar ‘security assistance’ bundle brokered by US President Joe Biden.

The load arrived on Sunday, in line with the American embassy in Kiev. Praising the handover of the munitions, diplomats took to Twitter to proclaim that “it is a demonstration of US commitment to the success of a stable, democratic and free Ukraine”.

According to the officers, “this was the fourth delivery within the framework of additional security assistance in the amount of $60 million [€52.4 million], which President Biden” granted to Kiev in August. The finances is reserved for weaponry and companies offered by the US Department of Defense, in addition to navy training and coaching.

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Russia issues warning to US over Ukraine

Russia issues warning to US over Ukraine Russia issues warning to US over Ukraine

The newest batch of ammo landed as issues in Washington rang out over a purported ‘Russian threat’ posed by Moscow to neighboring Ukraine amid an alleged buildup of troops within the area. At the identical time, relations have frayed between the West and close by Belarus in current days over a pointy spike in unlawful migration stemming from the Eastern European nation.

Last week, Moscow warned the US {that a} new plan handy over deadly weapons to Ukraine would undermine the probabilities of peace within the nation’s war-torn Donbass and escalate tensions with Russia, after Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Kiev’s overseas minister, Dmitry Kuyleba, signed a deal pledging to “deepen our strategic partnership” and enhance “defense cooperation.”

Russia’s ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, stated that the ‘Strategic Partnership Document’ signed by American and Ukrainian diplomats was merely “a set of slogans – harmful ones.” According to him, “in almost every line there is a geopolitical tool to oppose Russia.”

Antonov went on to argue that “plans to supply weapons to the regime in Kiev will only worsen the situation in southeastern Ukraine. We believe that another opportunity to encourage Kiev to stop the war has been missed.”

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