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White House announces new aid for Ukraine ‘to boost its air defences’

US announces $2.2 bn in new arms, munitions for Ukraine
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The White House Friday announced a new 275-million-dollar aid package to help boost Ukraine’s air defenses, against Russian drones in particular.

White House national security spokesman John Kirby told reporters the aid “will soon be on its way to provide Ukraine with new capabilities to boost its air defenses and counter the threats that Ukraine is facing from drones.”


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