Britain has said that it will provide about 6,000 new defensive missiles to Ukraine and almost 30 million pounds ($40 million) to support the BBC’s coverage in the region and pay Ukrainian soldiers and pilots.

Reuters reported that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce the new package of support on Thursday at the NATO and G7 leaders’ meetings while also signalling a willingness to bolster Ukraine’s defence capabilities further.

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“The United Kingdom will work with our allies to step up military and economic support to Ukraine, strengthening their defences as they turn the tide in this fight,” Johnson said.

“One month into this crisis, the international community faces a choice. We can keep the flame of freedom alive in Ukraine, or risk it being snuffed out across Europe and the world,” he added.

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Britain said with the new commitment it will have provided up to 10,000 missiles and that the additional funds come on top of 400 million pounds committed in humanitarian and economic aid.

Thursday’s NATO summit in Brussels is expected to unlock additional aid for Kyiv including equipment to help Ukraine protect against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats.

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Earlier, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged people from all over the world to take to the streets and protest to stop Russia’s invasion of his country.

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In a passionate speech on the eve of a one-month anniversary of Russia’s invasion, Zelensky urged people around the globe “to stand against the war starting from March 24… and after then” and speak up against Russia’s bloody war.