U.S. President authorized $725 million military aid package to Ukraine
U.S. President Joe Biden has authorized $725 million in additional security assistance for Ukraine.
“I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the authority under section 506(a)(1) of the FAA to direct the drawdown of up to $725 million in defense articles and services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training, to provide assistance to Ukraine and to make the determinations required under such section to direct such a drawdown,” reported the White House.
According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the assistance includes munitions, arms, and equipment. The aid package provides High-speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARMs), anti-tank weapons and small arms, as well as ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and small arms.