Canada pronounces new navy bundle for Ukraine after Russian missile assaults By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Minister of Nationwide Defence Anita Anand and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participate in a information convention in regards to the federal authorities’s response to Hurricane Fiona in Ottawa, Canada, September 26, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable/F

By Kanishka Singh

(Reuters) – Canada mentioned on Wednesday it is going to present over C$47 million ($34.06 million) in new navy support to help Ukraine in coping with Russia’s invasion, with the bundle together with artillery rounds, satellite tv for pc communications, winter clothes and drone cameras, amongst different help.

Canadian Defence Minister Anita Anand introduced the bundle, which builds on about C$600 million in navy tools that Canada has donated or dedicated since Russia started its invasion on Feb. 24.

Greater than 50 Western nations met on Wednesday to vow extra weapons for Ukraine, particularly air defences after Russia launched its most intense missile strikes because the battle started.

Russian assaults utilizing greater than 100 missiles have killed at the least 26 folks throughout Ukraine since Monday, when President Vladimir Putin ordered what he referred to as retaliatory strikes towards Ukraine for an explosion on a bridge.

Canada’s newest bundle consists of C$15.2 million in tools from the Canadian Armed Forces’ stock, together with 155mm NATO-standard artillery rounds, fuses, and cost luggage appropriate with M777 howitzer artillery weapons, Anand mentioned in a press release.

It additionally consists of 400,000 items of winter clothes for a complete of C$15 million and extra specialised drone cameras with a worth of C$15.3 million.

Canada mentioned on Tuesday it is going to ship 40 extra fight engineers to assist assist Polish efforts to coach Ukrainian forces.

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls Moscow’s actions a “particular navy operation” to make sure Russian safety and defend Russian-speakers in Ukraine.

Ukraine and its allies accuse Moscow of waging battle to seize territory and even occupy a pro-Western neighbor.

($1 = 1.3801 Canadian {dollars})

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