announced Pentagon (The Pentagon), today, Friday, April 29, that the new batch of US military aid to Ukraine will include Howitzer and Phoenix drones, and will be delivered within one day by 12 aircraft.
A senior official in the ministry told reporters, “It is expected that more than 12 flights will depart from the United States during the next 24 hours.” According to him, the new segment will include 155 mm howitzers and their ammunition, Phoenix drones and radars.
The representative of the ministry added that more than 100 Ukrainians outside the country are being trained in the use of artillery, stressing that the United States does not participate in removing the Ukrainian army from the country for training, and that the US army is not present in Ukraine.
The Russian Foreign Ministry had said that NATO countries were “playing with fire” by supplying Ukraine with weapons. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Western support for Ukraine with weapons does not contribute to the success of the Russian-Ukrainian negotiations and will have a negative impact.