US announces new military assistance package for Ukraine valued at $250 million

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday announced a new package of military assistance to aid Ukraine.

The package includes additional mine clearing equipment, missiles for air defense, ammunition for artillery and high bar systems, and over 3 million rounds of small arms ammunition, Blinken said in a statement.

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Washington)