The USA is preparing a new package of military aid to Ukraine
New US aid package may include long-range missiles for first time; The US is ready to use nuclear weapons in the event of North Korean aggression – the Pentagon. Korespondent.net highlights the main events of yesterday.
The US is preparing a new aid package for Ukraine – the White House
The US is ready to use nuclear weapons in the event of North Korean aggression – the Pentagon
The US is ready to respond to North Korean aggression with various weapons, in particular, nuclear weapons. This was stated by the head of the Pentagon, Lloyd Austin, at a briefing after a meeting with the head of the Ministry of Defense of South Korea. The US defense secretary is said to be visiting Seoul, where Washington is trying to reassure its key Asian ally of its nuclear commitments amid growing threats from North Korea. “The United States remains firmly committed to its extended deterrence commitments, which include the full range of defense capabilities, including conventional, nuclear, and missile defense,” Austin said.
Reznikov went to negotiate with Paris about the F-16
Scholz named the condition of negotiations with Russia
Ukraine has improved its indicators in the Corruption Perceptions Index rating
The mass media learned what the EU will announce regarding Ukraine’s accession
At the summit, the European Union will praise Ukraine for its progress in reforms related to membership. However, member states, as before, disagree about the speed of entry. This was reported by Euractiv with reference to the draft communique of the Ukraine-EU summit. According to the project, the leaders of the EU and Ukraine intend to confirm that “the future of Ukraine and its citizens lies in the European Union” and “their commitment to supporting Ukraine’s further European integration.”
Kuleba named the number of Western tanks for Ukraine
In the first wave of aid from the Western allies Ukraine will receive 120-140 modern tanks. This was said by the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dmytro Kuleba. He noted that now the tank coalition has 12 members. However, according to the minister, it is still too early to name all the coalition countries and their practical assistance, because some still have to make formal decisions according to their internal procedures.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia: The Baltic States and Poland oppose the admission of the Russian Federation to the 2024 Olympics
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgar Rinkevich said on January 31 that the Baltic states and Poland oppose the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes in the Olympic Games, this also applies to the possibility of performing under a neutral flag. “We all agree that as long as Russia, with the support of Belarus, continues unprovoked direct aggression against Ukraine, such a step cannot be supported, it is unacceptable,” he said.
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