The EU to Provide Financial Aid to Ukraine Military

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The European Union agreed Sunday to provide some 500 million Euros in arms and other aid to the Ukrainian military. From Politico, so there are two ways of looking at it. Why are we giving $40 billion in their giving $600 million? So if I can round it down a little bit and it makes it easier. They're giving half a billion and we're giving 40 billion. That's 80 times more. That's easy. Why? On the other hand, to be fair, the EU's treaties bar the block from using its normal budget to fund operations with military or defense implications. So this is a first for the European Union. For the first time ever the EU will finance the purchase and delivery of weapons and other equipment to a country that is under attack,

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