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Ukraine will have priority to receive US anti-aircraft missiles.

The United States will give Ukraine a priority over other allied countries, so that kyiv quickly has missiles for anti-aircraft defense, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, June 20.

The United States “has made the difficult but necessary decision” to now prioritize Ukraine over other allies in terms of launching missiles intended for air defense, a spokesman said Thursday, June 20. – White House Spokesperson.

As a result, exports to other countries of Patriot missiles and NASAMS in particular will be “delayed,” said John Kirby, spokesman for the National Security Council, without giving much more detail about the affected states.

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A decision that should not affect Taiwan

He indicated that this priority given to the replenishment of Ukraine’s stocks would be in effect for sixteen months, and then delayed deliveries to other countries would resume.

The spokesperson, however, assured that this decision “would not affect Taiwan.”

This American announcement comes after a new Russian attack, described as “massive” by kyiv, against Ukrainian energy infrastructure.

Author: CT with AFP
Source: BFM TV

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