US President Joe Biden has signed the US budget for the fiscal year 2023, which includes multibillion-dollar aid to Ukraine, the White House website reports.
“On Thursday, December 29, 2022, the President signed into law: H.R. 2617, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023,” making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023, and for providing emergency assistance for the situation in Ukraine, and for other purposes,” the statement reads.
“The budget will invest in medical research, safety, veteran health care, disaster recovery, VAWA funding – and gets crucial assistance to Ukraine,” Biden commented.
Today, I signed the bipartisan omnibus bill, ending a year of historic progress.— President Biden (@POTUS) December 29, 2022
It'll invest in medical research, safety, veteran health care, disaster recovery, VAWA funding – and gets crucial assistance to Ukraine.
Looking forward to more in 2023. pic.twitter.com/KTI1R9qMij
The Consolidated Appropriations Budget Act of 2023 (OMNIBUS) provides for $1.7 trillion in the US treasury.
The law includes 28.4 billion in military aid to Ukraine, as well as 13.37 billion in economic assistance and 4.92 billion in humanitarian support.