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US Congress approves sale of second batch of Javelin missiles to Ukraine

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Sajid Aziz, an Investigative Journalist is perhaps among very rare journalists who have performed in every form of journalism i.e. Newspaper, Radio, TV, Wire Service, Online, Web-Service, Magazines, etc.He also worked as Sports Editor in wire agency PPI. He has obtained many certificates in journalism from foreign organizations including Reuters Thomson, Commonwealth Journalists' Organization, US Consulate, etc. He is also the president of Media For Diversity, an organization of professional journalists. He can be reached at [email protected]

The US Congress has agreed to sell a new deal of US-made Javelin missiles to Ukraine worth about $39 million.

The deal, which was also approved in principle by the US State Department, will be used to support Ukrainian troops, the Voice of America said in its English edition.

Read also: US approves $ 6 billion arms sales to Gulf allies

Ukraine received the first batch of 200 Javelin missiles in April 2018. These missiles are launched over the shoulders and are produced by Lockheed Martin in cooperation with defense contractor Raytheon.

Read also: China protests Washington over arms sales to Taiwan

Sajid Aziz
Sajid Aziz
Sajid Aziz, an Investigative Journalist is perhaps among very rare journalists who have performed in every form of journalism i.e. Newspaper, Radio, TV, Wire Service, Online, Web-Service, Magazines, etc.He also worked as Sports Editor in wire agency PPI. He has obtained many certificates in journalism from foreign organizations including Reuters Thomson, Commonwealth Journalists' Organization, US Consulate, etc. He is also the president of Media For Diversity, an organization of professional journalists. He can be reached at [email protected]

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