May 16, 2022

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Boris Johnson supplies Ukraine armor and anti-ship missiles

Boris Johnson supplies Ukraine armor and anti-ship missiles

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Kiev on Saturday, pledging to provide Ukraine with armored vehicles and anti-ship missiles, and to pay tribute to the Ukrainian military for “the great feat of weapons of the 21st century.”

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“Thanks to the unwavering leadership of President Zhelensky and the invincible heroism and courage of the Ukrainian people (Vladimir) Putin’s terrible models have failed,” Boris Johnson said in a statement after his meeting with Volodymyr Zhelensky. His services.

Boris Johnson announced military assistance, including 120 armored vehicles and new anti-ship missile systems, “to support Ukraine at this crucial juncture as Russia continues its illegal offensive,” the Downing Street statement added.

The aid is in addition to what the United Kingdom announced Friday, which includes StarStreet anti-aircraft missiles and 800 anti-tank missiles, as well as drones intended for “precise strikes” on the Russian military.

The British Prime Minister also provided another $ 500 million in financial assistance through the World Bank, as it raised more than $ 10 billion in aid for Ukraine on the international drive.

He said it was a “privilege” to meet Volodymyr Zhelensky on an undisclosed trip.

“Ukraine has defied expectations and pushed Russian forces out of the gates of Kyiv, achieving the greatest feat of 21st century weapons,” Boris Johnson said.

“I made it clear today that the UK stands firm with them in this ongoing struggle and we will remain so for a long time to come,” he added.

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