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Canadian defense minister visits Kyiv, announces supply of 200 armored vehicles

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Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand visited Kyiv to meet Ukrainian officials on Wednesday and announced the supply of 200 Senator armored personnel carriers to Ukraine, as part of a new package of military assistance.

The Canadian defense ministry said in a statement that Ukraine had specifically requested the vehicles and that Anand was meeting officials including Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov in the Ukrainian capital.

“This aid is valued at over $90 million and is allocated as part of the additional $500 million in military aid for Ukraine announced by Prime Minister [Justin] Trudeau in November 2022,” it said.

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