The Biden administration is expected to announce additional security aid for Ukraine shortly, the administration officials said on Wednesday, TURAN’s Washington correspondent reports from the White House.
?We have committed more than $13 billion in security assistance to the Ukrainian armed forces, and we will continue to do that,” National Security Council’s John Kirby said on a conference call with reporters. “There will be announcements of future security assistance in the coming days,” he added.
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre. in her turn, said that the U.S. will “continue to meet both the urgent and the long-term needs” of Ukrainian people.
“You have seen consistent support for Ukraine. We have always said we have been incredibly impressed by their bravery and what they’ve been able to do to fight for their freedom, to fight for their democracy, and that’s important for folks to know,” she said during her daily press conference.
According to her, U.S. assistance to Ukraine has been a bipartisan effort, and “all because of an unprovoked, brutal war that was started by the Kremlin.”
“So, you’re going to continue to see those efforts. And we are in daily conversation with the Ukrainian government on what else their needs might be,” she concluded.
Source: Turan News Agency