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US preparing additional $800 million in military aid to Ukraine: sources

President Joe Biden's administration is preparing to send about $800 million in additional military aid toUkraine, and will also It may announce it, three sources familiar with the matter said Thursday.

Biden plans to use presidential drawdown powers to authorize aid, which would allow the president to authorize excess arms transfers from U.S. stocks, he said. A source told Reuters.

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Sources Anonymous said the announcement could be delayed until next week and warned that the weapons package could change in value before the announcement.

The White House declined to comment.

Since Russian President Vladimir Putin called a "special military operation" in his February, Russian troops stormed the Ukrainian border, and the conflict has turned to war. settled down to War of attrition was fought mainly in the east and south of Ukraine.

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Washington sent billions of dollars in security assistance to theKyiv government.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle, Idris Ali and Steve Holland of Washington; Editing by Leslie Adler and Matthew Lewis)

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