Australia will ship an additional 70 autos to the frontlines of the Russia-Ukraine warfare in a brand new $100 million bundle of army help for Ukraine introduced by the Albanese authorities.
Nevertheless, the bundle doesn’t embody Ukraine’s key requests for help: a fleet of Hawkei protected mobility autos, tanks or further Bushmaster four-wheel drive autos.
The bundle introduced by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at this time consists of an additional 28 M113 armoured autos, 14 particular operations autos, 28 vehicles and 14 trailers.
Australia will even ship a further provide of 105 mm artillery ammunition to Ukraine, and contribute $10 million to the United Nations for its Ukrainian Humanitarian Fund for shelter, well being providers, clear water and sanitation.
“This extra help will make an actual distinction, serving to the Ukrainian individuals who proceed to point out nice braveness within the face of Russia’s unlawful, unprovoked and immoral warfare,” Albanese advised reporters in Canberra.
“It is a vital dedication, however it’s one that’s mandatory.”
The newest announcement brings Australia’s complete contribution to Ukraine to $790 million, together with $610 million in army help.