The United States explained the choice of weapons to send to Ukraine

Deliveries of weapons to Ukraine

Sending Javelin anti-tank systems to Ukraine

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The United States does not always send Ukraine exactly the weapons Kyiv requested. The parameters of military assistance depend on the specific situation in the conflict zone, said John Kirby, coordinator for strategic communications at the US National Security Council.

The official noted that Washington is in daily contact with Kyiv “about what their capacity gaps are, what their needs are,” and then correlates the information received “with what is happening on the battlefield.” reports RIA Novosti.

According to Kirby, “with the evolution and development of the war,” Ukraine’s needs for weapons are also developing, and with this in mind, “our contribution is evolving.”

At the same time, the representative of the White House again denied accusations of escalating tension in the Russian-Ukrainian conflict through the supply of weapons to Kyiv.

On June 23, the US authorities said that since February 2022, the United States has provided military assistance to Ukraine totaling $6.1 billion, and since the start of the current White House administration, $6.8 billion.

Washington announced the shipment to Kyiv another $450 million military aid package. It will include four new HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), patrol boats and tens of thousands of shells for artillery systems.

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