John Kirby Kirby: U.S. focused on making sure Ukraine can defend itself
National Security Council Coordinator Says Kyiv Can Manage U.S. Military Aid On Its Own
Former Pentagon Spokesman John Kirby Told Ukrainian Service VOA that the US is “focused on ensuring that Ukraine can continue to defend itself and its sovereignty”
Kirby, who recently became National Security Council strategic communications coordinator, said he has since Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, the US has provided it with about $6 billion in aid, including military equipment such as HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems.
Ukraine decides what operations they will conduct. They have the right to dispose of the materials they receive from the United States. Now they belong to them. This is Ukrainian property and they will decide how to use it,” Kirby said.