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Thursday, March 12, 2015

U.S. to offer Humvees, unmanned drones to Ukraine

Humvee HMMWVThe Obama administration on Wednesday announced an additional 75 millions dollars in non- lethal aid to Ukraine in parallel with sanctions on more rebel leaders.

Included in the package are radios, secure communications equipment, unmanned aerial vehicles, counter-mortar radars, medical equipment including first aid kits, medical supplies and military ambulances, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters at a daily news briefing.

President Barack Obama has also approved the delivery of 30 armored and up to 200 unarmored Humvees, under an act passed by Congress last year in support of Kiev, press reports said.

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