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Ukraine Announces Agreement To Buy More Javelins From The US


Ukraine and the US signed an agreement for the delivery of a second round of Javelin anti-tank missiles, Ukrainian Defense Minister Anatoly Petrenko said on Thursday.

The agreement to deliver the advanced missile system comes months into a scandal generated by the Trump administration’s withholding of $391 million in military aid this summer as part of a campaign to extort Ukraine into manufacturing helpful political dirt.

Ukraine received Javelin missiles from the U.S. last year, under a $47 million military aid package for the country. But this time Kyiv is purchasing the missiles directly from Washington, according to a statement from Ukraine’s …read more

Source:: TPM

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