U.S. President Biden Announces $800 Million In Additional Military Aid To Ukraine

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On March 16, local time, U.S. President Biden delivered a public speech at the White House, announcing an additional $800 million in military assistance to Ukraine, bringing the total U.S. pledged security assistance to Ukraine to $1 billion in the past week.

U.S. aid to Ukraine has totaled $2 billion since the Biden administration was established.

The military aid package also includes anti-tank missiles and more defensive weapons that the United States has begun to provide, according to a White House statement.

According to a previous report by CCTV News, the White House issued a statement on March 12 saying that U.S. President Joe Biden authorized nearly $200 million worth of military aid to Ukraine from existing U.S. weapons stockpiles.