President Joe Biden is authorizing the transfer of around $750 million in additional weapons to Ukraine amid the ongoing Russian invasion, three people familiar with the new package told POLITICO.
Using his presidential drawdown powers, Biden will give Kyiv’s forces drones, howitzers and protective equipment against possible chemical attacks along with other weapons.
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks on Tuesday told reporters that the Pentagon was looking to provide Ukraine with weapons that would “give them a little more range and distance.”
Relevant congressional committees were notified of the
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