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Joe Biden seeks $40 billion aid for Ukraine

United States.- Washington sought to portray a united front against Russian invasion of Ukraine when President Joe Biden Signed a…

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United States.- Washington sought to portray a united front against Russian invasion of Ukraine when President Joe Biden Signed a bipartisan measure to restart the World War II-era lend-lease program, which helped defeat Nazi Germany to strengthen Kyiv and the Eastern European allies.

Monday’s signature came as united states congressBillions to fight in and ready to issue war against russia, Biden has requested a package worth more than $33 billion, with Democrats preparing for $40 billion in military and humanitarian aid.

everything acts as a replica Russian President Vladimir Putin Who took advantage of Victory in Europe Day, the anniversary of Germany’s unconditional surrender in 1945 and the biggest patriotic holiday RussiaTo unite his people behind the invasion.

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“This aid is critical to Ukraine’s success on the battlefield,” Biden said in a statement.

Biden Said it was imperative that Congress pass the next aid package Ukraine With a critical time limit of 10 days, to avoid any interruption in shipments of military supplies to help fight the war.

“We cannot allow our aid shipments to stop while we await further action from Congress,” he said. He urged the Congress to act and “act quickly”.

In a letter sent to Capitol Hill on Monday, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, He urged Congress to act before May 19, when the existing retirement funds were exhausted.

The Pentagon has already shipped or committed about $100 million of the $3.5 billion in weapons and equipment that could be shipped to Ukraine from its current stockpile. And that last $100 million is expected to be used no later than May 19, he said.

“In short, we need your help,” he said in the letter, which was obtained by The Associated Press. “The ability to tap into existing Defense Department reserves has been a vital tool in our efforts to support Ukrainians in the fight against Russian aggression, allowing us to quickly obtain equipment and ensuring a continued flow of security assistance to Ukraine. can. Ukraine,

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Biden and Congress’ determination to retain support Ukraine It has been enduring, but also surprising. Yet, as the months-long war russia, Ukraine’s bipartisan show will be tested as follows: America, And his allies come close to the conflict.

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