US and Ukraine ink 10-year military agreement

US and Ukraine ink 10-year military agreement

In a historic move, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky and President Biden have signed a 10-year bilateral security deal between Ukraine and the US. This agreement, hailed by Kyiv as “historic”, includes US military and training aid to Ukraine, but does not obligate Washington to send troops to fight for its ally.

President Biden stated that this pact serves as a reminder to Russia that the US stands firm and will not back down. However, Moscow has threatened “extremely painful” retaliatory measures in response to this agreement.

Meanwhile, G7 leaders have also taken action to support Ukraine by agreeing to use frozen Russian assets to raise $50 billion for Ukraine to help it combat the invading Russian forces. While this money is not expected to arrive until the end of 2024, it is seen as a crucial solution to support Ukraine’s war effort and economy.

Overall, this development marks a significant show of support for Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. The international community is coming together to stand with Ukraine and provide the necessary resources to help them defend their sovereignty.

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