UK Pledges Additional Military Support for Ukraine Against Russian Forces

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UK Pledges Additional Military Support

UK Pledges Additional Military Support

The UK on Tuesday pledged an additional €580 million in new military supplies for Ukraine, including long-range missiles and four million rounds of ammo. The assistance comes as Kyiv faces advancing Russian forces on multiple fronts.

Prime Minister’s Assurance and Support

Prime Minister's Assurance and Support

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak spoke with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to confirm the assistance and assure him of the UK’s steadfast support for Ukraine’s defense against Russia’s expansionist ambitions.

Announcement of Military Supplies

During a visit to Warsaw, Sunak announced €580 million in new British military supplies for Ukraine, including vehicles, boats, munitions, and ammunition. The shipment will include British Storm Shadow long-range missiles.

International Assistance and Aid Delays

The US House of Representatives approved significant aid for Ukraine, following delays due to opposition from some Republicans. President Zelenskyy has emphasized the critical need for international assistance to continue the defense.

President Zelenskyy thanked the Prime Minister for the UK’s continued support, stating that the new military assistance would significantly benefit Ukrainians fighting on the front line to defend their country.

The announcement of the aid package comes amid concerns of escalating tensions with Moscow, as some Western capitals worry about the implications of sending long-range missiles to Ukraine.

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