White House: Next security assistance package for Ukraine coming

John Kirby speaks at a press briefing at the White House in  Washington
White House National Security Council Strategic Communications Coordinator John Kirby speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday the next security assistance package for Ukraine is coming and it is expected to include more air defense capabilities for the country.

"As you have seen in previous packages, I think you can expect to see additional air defense capabilities in this," John Kirby, spokesperson for the White House National Security Council, told reporters.

Reporting by Steve Holland and Nandita Bose in Washington; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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