Home WAR Australia supplies Ukraine with more weapons to fight Russia

Australia supplies Ukraine with more weapons to fight Russia

Australia is sending more weapons to Ukraine as the country continues the battle against Russia which entered Day 63 today.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Defence Minister Peter Dutton made the announcement in a statement.

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.

CDA Newshttps://cdanewsonline.com
BEST SELLING BLOG THEME OF ALL TIMES. Follow us for more breaking news . Share,, like and Comment on our contents


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

FG plans to revoke unused oil licences

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum and Regulatory Commission has said the Federal Government is planning to revoke unused oil exploration leases that companies were granted...

Benue Assembly suspends four members 5th December 2023

Benue State Assembly has suspended four of its members. The suspended members are Solomon Gyila, representing Gwer West State Constituency; Douglass Akya, representing Makurdi South;...

Cash shortage hits banks, customers rush for BVN/NIN revalidation

Huge crowd besieged banking halls on Monday, as customers moved to link their Bank Verification Numbers and National Identity Numbers to their bank accounts. This...

Emefiele: Nigerians in US accuse FG of rights’ abuse

Following the continued detention of former Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, despite several court pronouncements ordering his release, the Conference of Nigerian Intellectuals...

Recent Comments