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8/17, 12:41 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Ukraine: More assistance from US coming soon

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said on Wednesday, following the phone conversation with his United States counterpart Lloyd Austin, that Washington has promised to send more security assistance to his country in an effort to fight off Russia's military intervention.

"Had a great conversation with @SecDef Lloyd J.Austin III. We discussed current security situation, emerging battlefield needs and ways how to strengthen #UAarmy [Ukraine's army] capabilities. More US Security Assistance is coming soon," the minister tweeted.

In an earlier post about the conversation, Austin added he and Reznikov also discussed plans for the next meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group.

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