As part of his Asia trip, Vice President Joe Biden signed a bill providing more than $40 billion in military assistance to Ukraine. While the U.S. continues to reorient its foreign policy towards China, this effort to help Ukraine should not be ignored. As he tries to confront China, he must also continue to allocate the necessary resources to end the largest European conflict since World War II.
Biden signs bill to provide 20 billion in military assistance to Ukraine during Asia trip
President Biden signed legislation today providing $20 billion in military assistance to Ukraine during his Asia trip. This aid is intended to blunt Russian advances and provide a steady supply of advanced weapons. In addition, the US is also providing $8 billion in general economic support for the country, including $5 billion to help Ukraine deal with global food shortages and the collapse of its agriculture. Biden said he signed the legislation as a “signatures of support” to Ukraine.
Biden signs bill to provide 40 billion in military assistance to Ukraine during Asia trip
President Barack Obama is sending a bill to Congress to increase US military assistance to Ukraine. The bill will allow the US to send more weapons and military equipment to Ukraine under the presidential drawdown authority. The money will also help to provide housing and other humanitarian needs for refugees. Biden’s trip will include talks on reorienting US foreign policy in order to counter China’s rise.
President Joe Biden is on a trip to Asia, and he is pledging to increase US aid to Ukraine. The US is sending $40 billion in military assistance and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The help will help Ukraine defend its capital Kyiv from Russian aggression. The new bill also includes $5 billion in aid to help Ukraine’s food and agricultural collapse, and $8 billion in general economic support.
Biden signs legislation to provide 40 billion in military assistance to Ukraine during Asia trip
President Joe Biden signed legislation to provide $40 billion in military assistance to Ukraine on his Asian trip, which will also include $8 billion in general economic support and $5 million in baby formula funding. This package is expected to help Ukraine fend off Russia and the threat of prolonged conflict in the region. The new legislation was also intended to counter the global food shortages and collapse of Ukrainian agriculture.
The bill was sent to Biden while he was in Asia. The bill contains an increase in presidential drawdown authority funding, which allows the administration to send weapons and military equipment to the country. It also includes money for humanitarian needs, such as housing for refugees. Biden will sign the legislation during his trip to Asia to show the administration’s commitment to the country. And he will be accompanied by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who will sign the bill.