In a social media post, Shapps highlighted the UK's commitment to Ukraine amid other global crises.
Record-Level Support: The UK has taken swift action, increasing its support for Ukraine to a record level within a span of 24 hours. This move underscores the UK's commitment to Ukraine's cause.
Security Guarantees Agreement: On January 12, Ukraine and the UK signed a pivotal agreement on security guarantees. The UK became the first country to offer "continuous and comprehensive support" to Kyiv for a decade, encompassing intelligence exchange, cybersecurity assistance, medical aid, military training, and defense-industrial cooperation.
Major Military Aid Package: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced a new package of military aid for Ukraine for the years 2024-2025. The package, valued at 2.5 billion pounds, includes a significant allocation of at least 200 million pounds for the immediate purchase and production of military UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). This announcement marks the largest provision of drones to Ukraine during the ongoing conflict.
The UK's escalated support represents a significant reinforcement of Ukraine's defense capabilities and demonstrates the UK's unwavering commitment to supporting Ukraine in its ongoing conflict.