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Polish foreign minister urges US aid for Ukraine and Israel after Iranian attack

Polish foreign minister urges US aid for Ukraine and Israel after Iranian attack Photo: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Radoslaw Sikorski (facebook_com_JankaOchojska)

In Poland, following the mass attack by Iran, they've reached out to the US. Congress is urged to approve aid to Ukraine and Israel, according to the head of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Radosław Sikorski on X.

"Bravo to Israel for repelling a major Iranian air attack from several directions. Now it would be useful to strengthen Israel's anti-missile defense and equip Ukraine with similar systems," he noted.

Sikorski believes that the easiest way to strengthen Israel's missile defense and support Ukraine is to make a decision to extend the funding they are awaiting from the US Congress.

It's worth noting that for many months, the US Congress has been unable to reach an agreement on extending aid funding to Ukraine. Republicans in the US Congress are blocking the decision.

Recently, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy commented on the possibility of the US providing assistance to Ukraine on credit. He stated that Ukraine would agree to any option.

Massive Iranian attack

Iran attacked Israel overnight on April 14. The attack lasted about 5 hours. It's known that Israel was targeted by about 300 drones and missiles. According to the Israeli army, most of the aerial targets were intercepted.

Iran claimed that the attack on Israel was "completed," and the alleged targets were supposedly hit.

Western media report that next week the US House of Representatives will consider a bill to support Israel. Perhaps the US Congress will also vote on aid to Ukraine.

For more details on the Iranian attack and its consequences, see the RBC-Ukraine material.