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Australia Sends Ukraine More Weapons To Fight Russia

Posted by Thandiubani on Wed 27th Apr, 2022 - tori.ng

Ukraine will get six M777 lightweight towed howitzers and ammunition in the package worth 26.7 million Australian dollars.

 
Ukraine will get weapons and ammunition from Australia to help it fight against Russia.
 
This comes after Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Defence Minister Peter Dutton made the announcement as the war enters day 63.
 
Ukraine will get six M777 lightweight towed howitzers and ammunition in the package worth 26.7 million Australian dollars.
 
Australia’s total military assistance since the start of the war has now reached 225 million dollars.
 
There’s another 65 million dollars provided for humanitarian aid and over 70,000 tonnes of thermal coal.
 
The statement said the equipment offers further support to combat Russia’s “brutal, unrelenting and illegal invasion” of Ukraine.
 
The Australian government vowed to continue to identify opportunities for additional assistance to boost the capability of the Ukraine Armed Forces.
 
“Australia stands with the people of Ukraine and again calls on Russia to cease its unprovoked, unjust and illegal invasion of Ukraine”, the government noted.
 
On Tuesday, Australia and about 40 other nations attended a meeting on the war at the U.S. Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
 

 



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