Scholz was confident that the US Congress would release further funds to equip the Ukrainian armed forces. He was “very happy” that “there is now a good sign”. The day before, a new legislative package that, among other things, provides $60 billion (56 billion euros) for Ukraine cleared its first formal hurdle in the Senate. Negotiations are still ongoing and a final vote in the Senate is pending. Whether the package will pass there and, above all, have a chance in the other chamber of parliament, the House of Representatives, is still completely open.
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