Biden apologises for the delay in Ukraine's military aid

Biden apologises for the delay in Ukraine's military aid

By Karishma Kumari
Saturday 08/06/2024
Photo:The Northern Daily Leader

US President Joe Biden has apologised to his counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky for delays in military aid to Ukraine and has pledged $225 million in support.

They met for talks in Paris, a day after they both attended the 80th anniversary commemorations of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France.

The US Department of Defense says the new aid package would include ammunition and anti-aircraft missiles.

Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.

Biden says previous delays in aid had been caused by some Republicans in Congress, but has reiterated US support for Ukraine.

He says the United States will stand with them.

Source: BBC News

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