Biden signs $40 million Ukraine aid package to restore relations between South Korea and Asia


US President Joe Biden has signed a $40 billion package that will send military and humanitarian assistance against Russia’s continuing attack on Ukraine.

Former Vice President Biden was in Seoul on Saturday. signed a new package It is expected to be evenly distributed between humanitarian and military assistance.

The new package is expected to authorize the transfer of $11 billion of U.S. arms and other supplies from the military, and $9 billion will be used to replace military equipment sent from the U.S. stockpile.

Ukraine will also receive $8.8 billion to support economies and other countries affected by the Russian invasion, and $6 billion for weapons, support and training for the Ukrainian army.

Other amounts include food assistance and medical service assistance for Ukrainian and US military intelligence and deployment. Smaller amounts are paid out to various U.S. agencies.

The package signing is done as Biden takes the following actions: repair US relations By expanding the ROK-U.S. combined military exercise following the Trump administration’s difficult relationship,

Former Vice President Biden met with President Yun Seok-yeol on Saturday to discuss a number of topics, including direct communication with North Korean leaders.

However, former Vice President Biden pointed out that the United States had recently received a “no response” from North Korea when it offered a COVID-19 vaccine during the outbreak.

At a press conference in Seoul, former Vice President Joe Biden added that “the alliance is stronger, more vibrant and more important than ever before.”

Former Vice President Biden also emphasized the importance of the continued presence of US forces in Korea. “It symbolizes our strength and lasting strength, the continuity of our alliance and our readiness to meet any threat,” he said.

Former Vice President Joe Biden will visit Japan on Sunday to meet Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and leaders of Australia and India.

US President Joe Biden speaks after visiting Samsung Electronics’ Pyeongtaek factory for his visit to Korea. Photo: AFP / Saul Rob

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