US to provide $100 mn aid to Ukraine to keep law enforcement running in the country

27 March, 2022 | Mayukh Debnath

UKRAINE WAR World

The US announced that it will provide USD 100 million in civilian security assistance to Ukraine in order to enable the country's border security, sustain civil law enforcement functions

The US has announced that it will provide Ukraine with $100 million in aid to assist the country in keeping its border security, law enforcement agencies running, said the US State Department in its press release. The aid is also aimed at helping the country safeguard its critical governmental infrastructure, the press release said.

The State Department press release also read, “US intends to provide an additional USD 100 million in civilian security assistance to enhance the capacity of the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs to provide essential border security, sustain civil law enforcement functions, and safeguard critical governmental infrastructure.”

The US said that the funding will ensure a steady flow of personal protection equipment, field gear, tactical equipment, medical supplies, armoured vehicles, and communication equipment for the Ukrainian border guard units and the Ukrainian National Police.

Earlier this month, the Biden administration had provided Ukraine with $800 mn in military aid for weapon systems including Stinger anti-aircraft systems, drones, and small arms ammunition.