U.S. to send $450 million in security aid to Ukraine in latest package

Ukrainian servicemen patrol an area of ​​the city of Sievierodonetsk, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, Ukraine June 20, 2022. Picture taken June 20, 2022. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – The United States will provide an additional $450 million in security aid to Ukraine, … Read more

U.S. Congress moves to boost Biden’s record defense budget

An F/A-18 Super Hornet lands on the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan in the South China Sea September 30, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed a proposal to increase Defense Department spending … Read more

Israel says it’s building regional air defence alliance under U.S.

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaks to the media during his visit to the 5th Fleet Headquarters naval base in Juffair, Bahrain February 3, 2022. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Alliance has already foiled Iranian attacks – Israel The United States seeks to strengthen Israeli integration in the … Read more

Ukrainian lawmakers on U.S. visit accuse Russians of sanctions dodge using Georgia

Ukrainians do not provide details or examples Lawmakers urge Washington to act on sanctions issue WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – Russian people and companies are using entities in Georgia to circumvent Western sanctions, a group of Ukrainian lawmakers said on Wednesday, urging the United States to act, but they did not provide more details or … Read more

Biden announces new $1 bln in weapons for Ukraine

US President Joe Biden returns to the White House in Washington, June 14, 2022. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a new $1 billion arms injection for Ukraine, which sources familiar with the matter said included anti-ship … Read more

China becoming more ‘coercive and aggressive’ – U.S. defence chief

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Defense in Washington, U.S., May 3, 2022. Win McNamee/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, June 11 (Reuters) – The United States will do its part to manage tensions with China and prevent conflict … Read more

U.S., Chinese defence chiefs stand firm over Taiwan in first meeting

Defense ministers meet at Singapore security summit Both parties stress the need to improve relations Divisions over Taiwan, Ukraine and the South China Sea persist SINGAPORE, June 10 (Reuters) – The defense chiefs of China and the United States met for the first time on Friday, with the two sides standing firm on their opposing … Read more

U.S. approves $120 mln sale to maintain Taiwanese warships

TAIPEI, June 9 (Reuters) – The United States has approved a possible sale of $120 million in parts to help Taiwan maintain its warships, which the island’s defense ministry says would help ensuring combat readiness in the face of China’s “frequent activities” near the island. . The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a … Read more

Two Saudi delegations to visit U.S. as ties improve

RIYADH, June 4 (Reuters) – Two Saudi government delegations plan to visit the United States this month, officials said on Saturday, as Riyadh and Washington step up efforts to mend strained ties and prepare the ground for a possible visit by US President Joe Biden. . The first delegation is scheduled to travel to Washington … Read more

U.S. agrees to send advanced rockets to Ukraine

Advanced US rockets will not be fired at Russia – official Russian forces almost completely control Sievierodonetsk Russia cuts more gas to Europe after EU oil ban deal KYIV, June 1 (Reuters) – Russian troops fought to take full control of the eastern industrial city of Sievierodonetsk on Wednesday as the United States announced it … Read more