US ready to boost arms supplies to Ukraine naval and air forces, envoy says

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Washington is ready to expand arms supplies to Ukraine in order to build up the country’s naval and air defence forces in the face of continuing Russian support for eastern separatists, according to the US special envoy for Ukraine.

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