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US Delivers 100 Humvees to Ukraine - Ambassador

Sputnik News

16:32 18.07.2015(updated 17:45 18.07.2015)

Washington will deliver to Ukraine another 100 humvees, according to US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt.

KIEV, July 18 (Sputnik) – One hundred High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, or Humvees, were delivered to Ukraine on Saturday, US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt said Saturday.

'Another 100 humvees for #Ukraine delivered to #Odesa this morning,' Pyatt said on his Twitter.

A first batch of 10 Humvees was delivered to Ukraine in March.

The vehicles are delivered to Ukraine within the framework of non-lethal military aid program to Kiev, whose forces are fighting independence supporters of Ukraine's southeast.

Washington has been providing Kiev with non-lethal military assistance over the past year. In April, the United States sent 300 troops to Ukraine to train the country's National Guard.


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