Amidst rising tensions with Russia, the US has decided to help Ukraine. Amid US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Ukraine, the Biden administration said on Wednesday that it would provide $200 million in additional military aid to Ukraine in the face of the growing threat of Russian invasion. will provide.
A senior US State Department official said that this aid was approved at the end of December as part of US efforts regarding the defense of Ukraine. However, till Wednesday, the administration refused to comment on the matter.
“We are committed to protecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and will continue to provide assistance to Ukraine when needed,” the official said. Blinken’s visit comes at a time when tensions between the US and Russia have increased due to fears of an attack by Russia on its neighbor Ukraine.
Blinken shows solidarity with Ukraine after diplomatic talks between Moscow and the Western Countries were inconclusive last week to resolve ongoing disagreements over Ukraine and other security matters. To have arrived on a tour of Kiev.