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Washington transferred $60 million worth of arms to Ukraine

KYIV, (BM) – The United States provided $ 60 million in military assistance to Ukraine. This was reported by the press service of the American embassy in Kiev on June 17 on its page on the social network Twitter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

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“Yesterday, the US Embassy’s Defense Cooperation Directorate received more than $ 60 million worth of equipment to be handed over to Ukrainian partners, including walkie-talkies, ammunition and Javelin anti-tank missiles,” the statement said.

It should be noted that in 2020 the United States planned to spend about $ 250 million on military assistance to Ukraine. At the same time, the Pentagon notes that the country is a key US partner in the foreground of competition with Russia.

Earlier, the Ukrainian side requested military assistance from the United States in the form of coastal defense and sea-based anti-ship missile systems, coastal air defense systems, as well as additional anti-tank systems

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