Ukraine War: UK pledges an extra £1bn in military support

BBC News says THE UK will provide an additional £1 billion in military aid for Ukraine, a near-doubling in its support for the fight against the Russian invasion.

Ukraine War: UK pledges an extra £1bn in military support

BBC News says THE UK will provide an additional £1 billion in military aid for Ukraine, a near-doubling in its support for the fight against the Russian invasion.

The new funding takes the military aid given to Kyiv to £2.3bn – and the UK has also spent £1.5bn in humanitarian and economic support for Ukraine.

Boris Johnson said British spending was “transforming Ukraine’s defences”.

The pledge came after President Zelensky urged Nato leaders to do more to help Ukraine’s war effort.

Mr Zelensky told Nato leaders the monthly cost of defence for Ukraine was around $5bn (£4.12bn).

The UK is second only to the US in terms of military aid for Ukraine – the US recently approved a $40bn (£33bn) package of support.

Read on

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-61990479

………………

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND SHARE WTX NEWS WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY:

FacebookPlease like our page

Twitter Twitter updates available in English and Arabic. Please follow us and we would love to hear from you

Instagram – Follow our pages in English and Arabic

Get access to our free Fitness classes with your membership and a perfectly crafted email with your news summary