Many countries have started sending military or humanitarian aid to Ukraine since Russia invaded last Thursday.
The United States, Canada and 19 European countries have so far responded to Ukrainian calls for military equipment.
– United States –
Washington is sending an additional $350 million in military aid to Kiev to bring last year’s total aid to more than $1 billion.
– European Union –
For the first time in its history, the EU is funding arms purchases and supplies after leaders agree to transport €450 million worth of weapons to Kiev.
Josep Borrell, head of foreign policy, says some countries are sending Ukrainian fighter jets.
– Canada –
Canada sends deadly military weapons and lends Kiev half a billion Canadian dollars ($392 million) to help it defend itself.
– Germany –
Berlin has broken a long-standing taboo against exporting weapons to conflict zones by sending Ukraine 1,000 anti-tank weapons, 500 “Stinger” surface-to-air missiles and nine howitzers.
It also donates 14 armored vehicles and 10,000 tons of fuel.
– Sweden –
Stockholm is also breaking its historically neutral stance to send 5,000 anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, as well as field rations and body armor.
It is the first time Sweden has sent weapons to a country in armed conflict since Stalin invaded neighboring Finland in 1939.
– France –
France, which has already sent aid, is sending more military equipment, fuel and humanitarian aid.
Paris says it has complied with previous Ukrainian requests for defensive air defenses and digital weapons.
– Britain –
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is determined to “provide further British aid to Ukraine in the coming days”, without specifying what that could be.
– Belgium –
Belgium says it will supply Ukraine with 3,000 automatic rifles and 200 anti-tank weapons, as well as 3,800 tons of fuel.
– Netherlands –
The Dutch Defense Ministry says it is sending “200 Stinger missiles as soon as possible” after a Saturday shipment of sniper rifles and helmets.
This is in addition to the €20 million in humanitarian aid it has already pledged.
– Czech Republic –
Prague sends 4,000 mortars and an arsenal of 30,000 pistols, 7,000 assault rifles, 3,000 machine guns, as well as dozens of sniper rifles and a million bullets.
The Czechs have already promised Kiev 4,000 mortars worth 1.5 million euros, which have yet to be delivered.
Portugal gives Ukraine night vision goggles, bulletproof vests, helmets, grenades, ammunition and G3 automatic rifles.
– Greece –
Athens sends “defense equipment”. Greece has a large community in Ukraine, including 10 civilians killed and many more in the firing line.
– Romania –
Romania, which shares a border with Ukraine, offers to treat the wounded at its 11 military hospitals. Bucharest is also sending fuel, body armor, helmets and other “military equipment” worth three million euros.
HUMANITARIAN AID TO UKRANEA
– Italy –
Rome has sent EUR 110 million in direct aid to the Ukrainian government as “a concrete sign of our support”.
– USA and Great Britain –
Washington announced it will spend $54 million in new humanitarian aid for Ukraine through NGOs, while London would add 40 million pounds ($54 million, 48 million euros).
– France –
France, which is presenting a humanitarian aid resolution to the UN Security Council on Monday, has sent 33 tons of aid to refugees in Poland. Another 33 tons are leaving for those who have fled to Moldova.
– Netherlands –
The Dutch government says it will send 20 million euros in humanitarian aid.
– Spain –
Madrid has promised to send 20 tons of aid to Ukraine, mainly medical and defensive equipment such as body armor.
– Israel –
Israel says it will send 100 tons of humanitarian aid, such as medical equipment, water purifiers, tents and sleeping bags.
– Turkey and Greece –
Turkey’s disaster relief agency sends three trucks full of relief supplies to Moldova for Ukrainian refugees. The Red Crescent is sending aid to people who have fled to Romania.
Greece sends a shipment of humanitarian aid through Poland.