Another 100 million in U.S. military aid to Ukraine: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced them during his surprise visit to Kyiv. The package includes Manpads missiles for air defense, M142 Himars systems, additional ammunition for Himars, 155 mm and 105 mm artillery ammunition, Javelin anti-tank weapons, Tow and At-4 tank missiles, demolition ammunition, more than three million small arms ammunition, Claymore anti-personnel ammunition configured to comply with the Ottawa Convention, as well as spare parts, auxiliary equipment, services, training and transport.
President Volodymyr Zelensky said that during the meeting with Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin, the situation on the battlefield and its prospects were discussed.
In particular, how to strengthen Ukraine's defence and counter-offensive. The two also raised the issue of Ukraine's actions in the Black Sea and the protection of the corridor through which Kiev is exporting goods. "Freedom of navigation is a fundamental value for the whole world, and Ukraine has shown here in the Black Sea that we are capable of driving the aggressor out of the area of water he wanted to make dead," the president stressed
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