Posted 20 января 04:59
Published 20 января 04:59
Modified 20 января 07:33
Updated 20 января 07:33
The President of the United States Joe Biden instructed the head of the State Department Anthony Blinken to allocate $ 2.5 billion for military support of the Kiev regime as part of a new package of assistance to Ukraine. - I instruct the Secretary of State ... to send up to $ 2.5 billion in defense articles and services of the Ministry of Defense, Military Education and training to provide assistance to Ukraine, - the White House head's document says.
Before that, the US Defense Ministry announced the allocation of another package of military assistance to Kiev in the form of weapons for $ 2.5 billion.
In total, Washington has already allocated over $27.4 billion in military aid to Ukraine. On the eve of Hungary blocked the next tranche to Ukraine in the amount of 0.5 billion euros.
According to one of the high-ranking EU diplomats, pressure will be exerted on Budapest on Monday, January 23, during a meeting of EU foreign ministers.