This was announced by Rishi Sunak, who unexpectedly visited Kyiv Being in Kyiv is “extremely humiliating” and he pledged that the UK would continue to stand by the Ukrainians in their fight. Britain offers Ukraine an air defense package worth £50m, including anti-aircraft weapons and anti-Iranian drone technology.
Sunak said in a statement:
We are introducing new air defences, including anti-aircraft guns, radar and anti-drone equipment, and increasing humanitarian support for the cold, harsh winter ahead of Ukraine.
Sunak also announced that the UK would also increase the provision of training to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, and send expert military doctors and engineers to the region to provide specialist support.
The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, thanked Rishi Sunak for his support after the Prime Minister of Great Britain visited Kyiv for the first time – reports BBC.
Zelensky said in a tweet that the UK and Ukraine He also “knows what it means to defend liberty.” he added:
With friends like you on our side, we are confident of our victory.
In a video of the meeting, Sunak can be seen getting out of the car and being greeted by Zelensky in Kyiv as snow falls, then speaking before sitting down to talk.