PoliticsUS Approves $625M for Ukraine Amid Fears of Russia's Nuke Use

    US Approves $625M for Ukraine Amid Fears of Russia’s Nuke Use

    US Approves $625M for Ukraine Amid Fears of Russia's Nuke Use

    The President’s Government Joe Biden authorized an additional $625 million in security and military aid for Ukraine on Tuesday.amid growing fears that Russia will use nuclear weapons in its invasion plan.

    “The $625 million includes additional weapons, ammunition and equipment from the inventories of the US Department of Defense,” said Secretary of State State, Anthony Blinken.

    In total, it was reduced, the Biden Administration has allocated $17.5 billion in aid to Ukraineas part of the funds approved by Congress.

    “At the UN General Assembly, President Biden made it clear once again that we will support the people of Ukraine for as long as it takes,” Blinken said, in addition to referring to Russia’s “fake referendums” to annex four territories .

    Blinken does not mention the nuclear threat that the Government of Vladimir Putinwho has put his team into operation, although without specifying the actions to be taken.

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    However, the director of the CIA, William Burnsacknowledged that any threat from Putin must be taken seriously, but that so far it has been “difficult” for the intelligence community to determine that the Russians are determined to use nuclear weapons.

    “We have to take very seriously [cualquier] kind of threat, given all that is at stake. […] Today we do not see any practical evidence in the US intelligence community that it is approaching actual use,” he said on CBS. “It is very difficult to say at this time. And, as I said, what we have to do is take it very seriously, watch for signs of real preparations.”

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    This Tuesday, President Biden and Vice President kamala harrisspoke with President Volodimir Zelensky about the fact that the United States “will never recognize” the annexation of the Ukrainian territory by Russia.

    “President Biden has pledged to continue to support Ukraine as it defends itself against Russian aggression for as long as necessary,” said an official White House report. “President Biden also affirmed the continued willingness of the United States to impose severe costs on any individual, entity, or country that provides support for Russia’s alleged annexation.”

    The Biden Administration highlighted an agreement that has enabled the safe export of Ukrainian grain to global markets and the need to ensure that continues.

    At the same time, The Biden Administration meets with its allies to reinforce aid plans for Ukraine.

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    State Department Counselor Derek Chollet will travel to London and Belfast, United Kingdom, from October 5 to 11.

    In London, he will meet with UK government officials to discuss continued cooperation on a range of security and defense priorities, including Russia’s war against Ukraine and the Indo-Pacific.

    Chollet will travel to Helsinki, Finland, from October 11-12 for consultations on his pending NATO membership, the Arctic and other regional issues, as well as support for Ukraine.

    On the 13th and 14th, the official will travel to Reykjavik, Iceland, to participate in the Arctic Circle Assembly, and will also meet with Icelandic partners to discuss cooperation in the Arctic and continued support for Ukraine.

    Source: La Opinion

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