The assistance will include anti-tank systems, the White House said in a statement.
The U.S. President Joe Biden has instructed to allocate additional military assistance to Kyiv in the amount of up to $ 100 million, it will include anti-tank systems. This is stated in statements distributed by the White House press service, as well as by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
According to the White House, Biden “granted the U.S. Secretary of State the authority”..> to allocate up to $100 million worth of defense products and services of the U.S. Department of Defense, military training and training in order to help Ukraine.”
Blinken’s statement clarifies that he ordered the provision of this assistance “to meet Ukraine’s urgent need for additional anti-tank systems.” The U.S. Secretary of State noted that this is the sixth time since August 2021 when weapons or equipment are allocated from the Pentagon warehouses for Kyiv.
Blinken assured that the United States and its allies “will continue to provide security assistance in order to strengthen the defense of Ukraine,” and will also provide economic and humanitarian support.