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“I hearby delegate <…> the authority to direct the drawdown of up to $20 million in defense articles and services of the Department of Defense and military education and training to provide assistance for the Government of Ukraine,” reads the Memorandum.

Up to $1.5 million in nonlethal commodities and services from any agency of the United States Government are also to be drawn, according to the signed document.

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