Ukraine war: US gives 1.1 million rounds of ammunition seized from Iran to Kyiv

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2023
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Reuters

The US has sent roughly 1.1 million bullets seized from Iran last year to Ukraine, its military has said.

The US Central Command (Centcom), which oversees operations in the Middle East, says the rounds were confiscated from a ship bound for Yemen in December.

Ukraine's Western allies recently warned that their production lines were struggling to keep up with the rate at which Ukraine was using ammunition.

Centcom says the Iranian rounds were given to Ukraine on Monday.

The munitions were originally seized by US naval forces from a stateless...

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