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U.S. Defense Secretary Announces $6 Billion Aid Package for Ukraine

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced Friday a military aid package for Ukraine valued at up to $6 billion that will allow the U.S. to help build up Ukraine’s defense industry. Austin said the U.S. would send the anticipated aid “as soon as possible.”

He made these comments during a news conference after the Ukraine Defense Contact Group concluded its meeting on the second anniversary of its creation.

The announcement “underscores America’s commitment to Ukraine,” the U.S. defense secretary said.

Read the rest of the story at Voice of America, here.

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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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