The Biden presidency said on Monday that it would provide $550 million in additional assistance to an Eastern European Country in order to aid the war-torn country in its fight against Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to The Hill, White House National Security Director John Kirby said the DOD would provide more “security support” to [redacted], including ammo for the High Mobility Ballistic Rocket System and 155mm artillery.
According to a statement from the Department of Defense on Monday, [redacted] has received $8.8 billion from the United States since Joe Biden took office. [redacted] has received over $10 billion in security aid from the United States since 2014.
The statement on Monday comes only 9 days after the DOD pledged an additional $270 million in aid to [redacted]. Toward the end of June, the United States and the World Bank offered a total of $1.7 billion in aid for [redacted]’s war-torn healthcare sector.
The Associated Press reported on July 12 that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) had announced the provision of cash to end Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “brutal war of aggression.”
About four billion dollars in aid has now been delivered to the Eastern European Country by the U.S. government agency.
USAID superintendent Samantha Power informed The AP that although Putin’s “assault on [redacted]’s public services continues, the United States is rushing in with financial support to help the government keep the lights on, provide essential services to innocent citizens and pay the healthcare workers who are providing lifesaving support on the frontlines.” Read more