Australia announced this Wednesday the shipment to Ukraine of six M777 Howitzer cannons and ammunition to support the European country in its response to the Russian invasion, reported Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
“This additional military aid will support Ukraine in its response to Russia’s brutal, relentless and illegal invasion,” Morrison and Defense Minister Peter Dutton said in a joint statement.
This armament, sent to Ukraine in response to a request from Washington and kyiv after the Russian offensive in Donbas, is added to the armored trucks and lethal and defense material previously committed to the Ukrainian forces.
The oceanic country has also provided humanitarian aid to the European country, among other measures to condemn the Russian invasion.
Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, Australia has also imposed sanctions against Russia, and its ally Belarus, covering some 750 individuals and entities, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, among other senior officials, military officials and entrepreneurs and tax commercial measures.
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