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In the latest installment of funding to wage war in Ukraine, the Biden administration continues to demonstrate complete disregard for devastating environmental destruction or any interest whatsoever in peace negotiations to save lives in Ukraine.
The arms package reportedly includes depleted uranium (DU) to be used with US-made Abrams tanks. The radioactive munitions are associated with health harms including cancers and birth defects. The UK has also sent DU to Ukraine, used with British-made Challenger 2 tanks. The toxic, radioactive DU remains in the environment for years or decades and poses extreme hazards to civilians and biological life.
U.S. leadership with NATO is leading the effort to facilitate war crimes in Ukraine.
Negotiations for peace and international stability are essential, ceasing all funding for wars. Instead we must reprioritize spending to recover from environmental disasters and help financially uplift Americans here at home.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Tuesday it will send an additional $250 million in weapons and ammunition to Ukraine as part of its ongoing support of Kyiv’s counteroffensive.
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