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Biden signs into law USD 40 bln Ukraine aid package

WASHINGTON, May 21 (KUNA) -- US President Joe Biden signed into law Saturday the USD 40 billion aid package to Ukraine.
The White House said in a statement that Biden, who is on a visit in South Korea, signed into law the "Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022," which provides supplemental emergency appropriations for fiscal year 2022 to Federal agencies to respond to the situation in, and for assistance to Ukraine." On Thursday, the Senate approved the USD 40 billion package to send emergency aid to Ukraine. The final vote was 86-11. (end) si.rk i