Ukraine to ‘run out of ammunition in weeks’ without more US aid

Ukrainian forces will run “out of ammunition in the weeks to come,” a top White House official warned while unveiling an “emergency package” of military equipment for Ukraine.

“This ammunition will keep Ukrainians’ guns firing for a period, but only a short period,” White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Tuesday. “It is nowhere near enough to meet Ukraine’s battlefield needs, and it will not prevent Ukraine from running out of ammunition in the weeks to come.”

Sullivan unveiled that aid package as U.S. intelligence community officials aired an assessment that an apparent “deadlock” of war in Ukraine “is increasingly shifting the momentum in Moscow’s favor.” That analysis arises in part from the lack of U.S. aid to Ukraine in recent months, as a political dispute in Congress
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