The amount of US dollars sent to Ukraine under Biden's recent authorization has reached an all-time high.
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Since February, when the conflict in Ukraine first started, Ukraine has made enormous strides toward kicking Russia's butt across the field. Now that Russia has deployed in an additional 300,000 troops and practically declared war, Ukraine will need all hands on deck.
reports Washington Examiner. Ukraine will get an additional $625 million in military help from the United States, according to Secretary of State Antony Blinken's announcement on Tuesday.
With the help provided on Tuesday, the United States has now stopped providing Ukraine with weaponry and equipment since August of last year. U.S. military aid to Ukraine has exceeded $16.8 billion since Russia invaded the country some seven months ago.
This package has 16 155mm Howitzers, 75,000 155mm artillery rounds, and 500 precision-guided 155mm artillery rounds in addition to four High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems and related ammunition. The HIMARS system has been credited with enabling Ukraine to fend off the Russian troops.
This information was released following the US response to Ukraine's NATO application.
According to Next News network. Jake Sullivan, the national security advisor for the White House, said Ukraine's push for a quick accession into NATO should come later.
Since "our view is that the best way for us to support Ukraine is through practical on the ground support in Ukraine," Sullivan told reporters on Friday that the request, which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced hours earlier, "should be taken up at a different time."
If Ukraine joined NATO, World War 3 would be unavoidable. Sending over 17 billion dollars to a country to fight against Russia seems counterproductive to our efforts to reduce inflation at home, given the state of the American economy today.
The preceding is a summary of an article that originally appeared on Next News Network.