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Biden announces $800 million military aid package to Ukraine

O presidente dos Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, em reunião com organizações que dão suporte aos refugiados na Polônia

US President Joe Biden criticized the brutality of Russian forces in Ukraine.

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The President of the United States, Joe Biden, announced this Thursday () a new package of military assistance for Ukraine worth US$ 900 million (R$ 3,049 billion), which aims to reinforce the resistance in the former soviet republic in the face of the Russian invasion.

4543274 )In a statement at the White House, Biden indicated that aid includes heavy artillery weapons, Howitzer cannons and more tactical drones. “We are sharing and will continue to share significant and timely intelligence to help Ukraine defend itself from Russian aggression,” Biden said.

In addition, the American president announced that a ban on berthing for Russian vessels in ports located on the US coast will be decreed, in a similar measure to that adopted by the European Union. Biden criticized the brutality of Moscow’s forces in Ukraine and highlighted the importance of the international community standing together against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Shortly before the speech, the White House announced that Biden received Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, who is on an official trip, at the official residence of the presidency. to Washington.

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