Ukrainian Defense Minister comments on Ramstein-16 results
Ukraine's Defense Minister Rustem Umerov said that as a result of the 16th meeting in the Ramstein format, Ukraine received assistance worth $500 million
Radio Svoboda reports.
"We have to protect our cities, our infrastructure. What is important, we have received almost half a billion in aid - most of it is air defense, ammunition, preparation for winter and F-16s," Umerov said during a press conference in Brussels.
He added that he had received assurances from the United States that it would continue to help Ukraine as long as necessary.
"Regarding the continuation of US support. U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has once again assured that support for Ukraine will continue. There will be no delays in deliveries. The United States is ready to help Ukraine as long as it is needed," Umerov assured.
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