The UK gives more military aid to Ukraine

The UK will give Ukraine further military aid worth $1.2 billion. With Thursday’s announcement, since Russia the war against Ukraine began, the UK has provided more military assistance than any other nation saves for the United States ($2.8 billion) overall.

The UK gives more military aid to Ukraine - Boris Johnson
The UK gives more military aid to Ukraine – Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared at the NATO summit on Thursday that the United Kingdom will provide Ukraine an additional $1 billion ($1.2 billion) in military assistance.

According to a statement from No. 10 Downing Street, “This increase in funding will herald a new phase in the international community’s support for Ukraine.” It will also support “sophisticated air defense systems, drones, innovative new electronic warfare equipment, and thousands of pieces of vital kit for Ukrainian soldiers.”

Prime minister Johnson

Prime minister Johnson stated, “Putin’s aggressive violence continues to claim Ukrainian lives and imperil peace and security throughout Europe.”

“UK tools, gear, and instruction enhance Ukraine’s defenses against this assault. And we’ll keep supporting the Ukrainian people wholeheartedly so that Putin loses in Ukraine,” he continued.

Volodymyr Zelensky

The president of Ukraine, Zelensky, complimented Johnson on Twitter for announcing more aid to the country.

“I appreciate Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to commit an additional £1 billion to Ukraine’s security assistance. It is a genuine friend and ally of ours. We value the leadership’s continued assistance with us in containing Russian aggression, Zelensky added.

Source: Laatste Nieuws

The UK gives more military aid to Ukraine