The United States wants to give new aid to Ukraine, with a value of 12 billion dollars

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ADEN – Yasmin Abdullah Al-Tohami – Informed sources said on Monday that members of the US Congress who are debating a temporary spending bill agreed to include about $12 billion in new military and economic aid to Ukraine in response to the President’s administration’s request. Joe Biden, reflecting continued bipartisan support for the Kyiv government.

In response to the Biden administration’s request, the funding would include $4.5 billion to provide defense capabilities and equipment to Ukraine, in addition to $2.7 billion to continue military, intelligence and other forms of defense, the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said. Support

It will also include $4.5 billion to continue providing direct budgetary support to the Kyiv government next quarter.

A government official said the administration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky would be able to pay essential staff salaries, help civilians fleeing the conflict and cover other critical costs to help civilians.

Biden this month asked Congress to provide $11.7 billion worth of new emergency military and economic aid to Ukraine as part of a temporary spending bill.

Washington and its allies have already sent billions of dollars in security and economic aid to Ukraine during the seven-month war.

Congress has until midnight on Friday to pass a spending bill, which would also temporarily fund a wide range of US government programs.

The yet-to-be-announced package includes $2 billion for the U.S. energy sector to offset the effects of the war and reduce future energy costs.

One of the sources familiar with the package said the funding request would also include funding for the resettlement of Afghan refugees.

Mojtaba Sadira

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