According to reports, Ukraine has promised not to use long-range weaponry to strike Russian territory with the new weapons.
Ukraine will be provided with assistance by the USA “more advanced rocket systems,”According to a Tuesday article in the New York Times, President Joe Biden disclosed these details.
After Kiev’s surrender, Washington agreed to send several rocket launchers. “assurances”According to media outlets reporting Tuesday that long-range weapons would not be used for Russian territorial strikes, White House officials were cited by multiple media outlets.
According to reports, the planned shipment is part of a $700million military aid package to Ukraine. According to reports, the deal will also include additional Javelin shoulder-fired anti tank missile systems and various radars as well as ammunition.
Biden last month signed legislation that provided $40 billion in aid to Kiev. Biden said in an article that he decided to “provide the Ukrainians with more advanced rocket systems and munitions that will enable them to more precisely strike key targets on the battlefield in Ukraine.”
Biden stated that Washington doesn’t seek war with Russia or NATO nor regime change in Russia. “As much as I disagree with Mr. Putin, and find his actions an outrage, the United States will not try to bring about his ouster in Moscow,” Biden wrote.
“We are not encouraging or enabling Ukraine to strike beyond its borders. We do not want to prolong the war just to inflict pain on Russia.”
But, the US leader said that Russia would continue to be under pressure by imposing sanctions. “the toughest ever imposed on a major economy.”
Sergey Lavrov (Russian Foreign Minister) stated that Moscow treats Western weapons in accordance with international standards. “legitimate targets”They were then delivered to Ukraine. Russian defense ministry repeatedly stated that they destroyed depots that held Western-supplied weapons.
Russia attacked Ukraine in late February, following Kiev’s failure to implement the terms of the Minsk agreements, first signed in 2014, and Moscow’s eventual recognition of the Donbass republics of Donetsk and Lugansk. French and German protocols were created to provide special status for the Ukrainian states that had separated from the state.
Since then, the Kremlin demanded Ukraine declare itself neutral and vow to never join NATO. Kiev claims that the Russian attack was unprovoked. It also denies any plans to take the republics with force.
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