Ukraine, British military aid worth one billion pounds

Zelensky to Johnson: “The UK is a true friend and strategic partner”

The UK announced another billion pounds (€ 1.16 billion) in military aid for Ukraine. The package, reports the BBC, includes “sophisticated air defense systems”, drones, electronic warfare equipment.

And Volodymyr Zelensky thanks Boris Johnson right away. “I am grateful to the British premier for allocating another billion pounds for security assistance to Ukraine – tweets the Ukrainian president – The UK is a true friend and strategic partner. We appreciate the continued support for Ukraine to counter Russian aggression. ”

“The United Kingdom is at the forefront of providing crucial military assistance to Ukraine – tweets Johnson who relaunches Zelensky’s thanks – We continue to strongly support President Zelensky and the Ukrainian people so that Putin fails”. The new funds, highlights the BBC, bring military aid to 2.3 billion pounds, plus 1.5 billion in humanitarian aid and economic support.