US to unveil new ammunition help to Ukraine Friday

WASHINGTON: America will announce new help to war-ravaged Ukraine on Friday, consisting primarily of ammunition to assist it battle in opposition to Russia’s invasion pressure, the White Home stated.

“Tomorrow, simply unilaterally, the US may have one other spherical of help for Ukraine,” Nationwide Safety Council spokesman John Kirby stated Thursday.

“It should embrace principally ammunitions and munitions that Ukrainians will want for the programs that they have already got,” notably the Himars precision rocket launchers, he added.

Kirby didn’t present additional particulars.

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The announcement will coincide with the go to to the White Home by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

Western powers have promised Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky they may velocity up ammunition and different gear deliveries to allow Ukraine’s army to repel new offensives by Russian troops.

The European Union lately introduced an effort to urgently provide 155-millimeter shells to Kyiv.