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First shipment of $200 million US security aid arrives in Ukraine
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The US News reported as per Reuters, the U.S. Embassy said on Saturday, the first shipment of the United States' $200 million security support package for Ukraine arrived in Kyiv.

The report said that the delivery followed U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to Kyiv this week amid concerns from Kyiv and its Western allies over tens of thousands of Russian troops amassed at the border with Ukraine. Russia denies planning a new military offensive.

According to the report, Washington approved the $200 million package in December.

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It said on Facebook: "The United States will continue providing such assistance to support Ukraine's Armed Forces in their ongoing effort to defend Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity against Russian aggression."

It should be noted that Ukraine’s defence minister thanked the United States for the aid.

Source: usnews