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Netherlands announces new military aid package for Ukraine: what it includes

1 March, 2024 Friday
19:42

The Netherlands announces a new military aid package for Ukraine, which will include rubber, patrol, and amphibious assault boats

The Dutch Defense Ministry reports this.

The new assistance package will include:

  • 14 rigid-hulled inflatable boats (RHIBs);
  • 8 militarized river patrol boats;
  • CB90 amphibious assault boat.

The Netherlands will provide €250 million for the Czech initiative to order a large amount of ammunition for Ukraine.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked the Netherlands for their support. He wrote about this on Telegram.

"Today we have a new package of military support for our soldiers from the Netherlands. By the way, the Netherlands is actively helping us with air defense, with the F-16 coalition. This year, new fighters will be in our skies, and this year we must make it an effective one in protecting ourselves from Russian guided bombs, Russian aircraft, and missiles," Zelenskyy said.

  • On March 1, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte signed an agreement on security cooperation.
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