Russia Ukraine War: Canada on Sunday (September 17) announced a military aid package of 33 million Canadian dollars (about 1.5 2 billion rupees today) to Ukraine. Which will prove helpful for Ukraine in its fight against Russia. Canadian Defense Minister Bill Blair gave this information on Sunday.
In his official statement on Sunday, Blair said the contribution was part of a 500 million Canadian dollar military aid package for Kiev that was announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in June, Hindustan Times reported. It is noteworthy that last June, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had reached Ukraine’s capital Kiev without any public information. Where he met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Aid of 500 million Canadian dollars was announced to Ukraine
During his visit to Ukraine, the Canadian PM had announced military aid worth 500 million Canadian dollars to Ukraine. He also said that whenever Ukraine needs it, Canada will stand with it. Let us tell you that Canada is one of the vocal supporters of Kiev. Canada has pledged more than 8 billion Canadian dollars in aid since Russia’s invasion in February 2022, including approximately 1.8 billion Canadian dollars in military aid. Along with this, Canada has trained more than 36,000 soldiers of Ukraine during the ongoing war with Russia. At the same time, restrictions have been imposed on many things against Moscow.
These countries have helped Ukraine
It is noteworthy that the war between Russia and Ukraine started in February 2022. In such a situation, it has been more than one and a half years since the ongoing struggle. However, there is no sign of the war stopping. Till now, Ukraine has received a lot of support from western countries. The American government has helped Ukraine with approximately 100 billion dollars so far. Along with this, European Union, Britain, Poland, Germany, Canada, Italy, France, Norway and Netherlands have also fully supported Ukraine.