U.S. secretary announced $1 billion for Ukraine support at war. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is here in Ukraine at Bankova in Kyiv for the support of Ukraine in the war. On the trip, he met with multiple officials of Ukraine including President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, and Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba saying the counteroffensive is making good progress and he called it very heartening
Furthermore, in the meeting, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced a new package for Ukraine worth more than $1 billion for the war with Russia.
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The government of the United States also authorized $2.9 billion in humanitarian assistance and $20.5 billion in World Bank efforts for Ukraine. Along with humanitarian assistance, the US will also provide HIMARS missile systems, Abrams tanks, and Javelin weapons. The upcoming aid will provide $175 million for weapons. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre confirmed it.
This was a two-day trip to Ukraine which was his fourth visit to the Ukraine since the war began with Russia last year. In the last week, the US government praised that Ukrainian forces have made “great progress” in southern Zaporizhzhia.
U.S. secretary announced $1 billion for Ukraine support following the Russia-Ukraine war that was initiated in Feb 2022.
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