Ukraine has made a daily request for 500 US Javelin and 500 US Stinger missiles.

Ukraine has updated its list of equipment and weapons for which it seeks US government assistance, adding hundreds of anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to the list.

A Ukrainian soldier carries a Javelin missile during drills. (Photo: Reuters)

According to this list, Ukraine says it needs 500 Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and 500 US-made Javelin anti-tank missiles every day.

The new list was sent to the US as Ukraine said it was in danger of running out of weapons as the conflict with Russia did not yet know when it would end. US and NATO officials insist that they have sent more military aid to Ukraine.

As of March 7, less than two weeks after the conflict broke out, the US and other NATO countries had sent 17,000 anti-tank missiles and 2,000 anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine.

Since that time, NATO countries, including the United States, have continued to provide weapons and military equipment to Ukraine, even though Russia claims it can attack those shipments.

One batch of the $350 million support package that the US has approved since the end of February has been brought to Ukraine in the past few days, while the next two batches worth $ 1 billion have already begun to arrive, a US official said.

On March 23, the UK announced that it would send an additional 6,000 missiles to Ukraine, along with a financial support package of 33 million USD for the Ukrainian military.

Meanwhile, information posted on the official social media accounts of the Ukrainian government says that fierce fighting is happening in many directions around the capital Kiev.

Speaking at a press conference on March 24, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed that the alliance would not send troops to Ukraine because that would lead to an all-out conflict with Russia. He also said that NATO should not let the conflict in Ukraine escalate further.

On the same day, French President Emmanuel Macron said in Brussels that France was “increasing” efforts to prevent escalation in Ukraine, while ruling out the possibility of sending troops to directly intervene, Reuters reported.

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