U.S. to send Ukraine more Javelins, other lethal and non-lethal capabilities

As part of a new $60 million aid package, the United States will provide Ukraine with Javelin anti-armor systems and other defensive lethal and non-lethal capabilities to help the country defend itself against Russian aggression.

This is according to a joint statement on the U.S.-Ukraine strategic partnership, published on the website of the Ukrainian President, Ukrinform reports.

"The United States is announcing a new $60 million security assistance package, including additional Javelin anti-armor systems and other defensive lethal and non-lethal capabilities, to enable Ukraine to more effectively defend itself against Russian aggression," the document says.

Read also: Biden says Ukraine-U.S. partnership stronger than ever before

At the same time, it is noted that since 2014, the United States has committed $2.5 billion in support of Ukraine’s Army, including over $400 million this year alone.

As reported, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is on a working visit to Washington.

Volodymyr Zelensky and Joe Biden met on Wednesday.

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