Biden administration to send long-range rocket system to Ukraine as part of new aid package

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will send Ukraine a long-range rocket system as part of a new $700 million security package that’s is going to be announced Wednesday.

Ukrainian officials have been asking for longer-range systems to defend themselves from Russia’s ongoing attacks. The announcement comes a day after Biden said the United States was not going “to send to Ukraine rocket systems that can strike into Russia.”

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