U.S. focusing on air defense for Ukraine - White House

U.S. focusing on air defense for Ukraine - White House

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The United States is set to continue providing military assistance to Ukraine and is now focusing a lot on providing the Ukrainians with the air defense they need to protect themselves against Russian attacks. Cereport reports citing Ukrinform

National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby said this at a press briefing in Washington on Thursday, May 4, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.

"We're focusing a lot on air defense [for Ukraine]," Kirby said.

He said that using air defense capabilities that had been provided to Ukraine not only by the United States but by allies and partners, the Ukrainians were able to down the majority of cruise missiles that were launched against Ukraine in just the last 48 to 72 hours.

"So we are continuing to focus on that," Kirby said.

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