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Ukraine received third Patriot from Germany, Hungarian PM arrived in Moscow - Friday brief

Ukraine received third Patriot from Germany, Hungarian PM arrived in Moscow - Friday brief Collage by RBC-Ukraine

On Friday, July 5, the third Patriot anti-aircraft missile system from Germany arrived in Ukraine. Meanwhile, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán arrived in Moscow on a so-called peace mission.

Read more about what happened on Friday, July 5.

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Ukraine receives third Patriot system from Germany

The third Patriot anti-aircraft missile system, which was previously announced by the German authorities, has arrived in Ukraine, according to German Ambassador to Ukraine Martin Jaeger.

"The third Patriot air defense system from Germany has already arrived in Ukraine. It will strengthen the protection of the population and infrastructure of the country from airplanes, drones, and missiles," he says.

The Ambassador adds that the Ukrainian crew of the system has completed relevant training in Germany in recent months.

NATO countries to agree substantial support package for Ukraine at US summit

Supporting Ukraine will be the "most urgent task" during the NATO summit, which will be held next week in the United States, according to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

He also added that NATO would take over the coordination and provision of the majorit" of international security assistance, with a command led by a three-star general and several hundred personnel working at NATO headquarters in Germany and at logistical hubs in the eastern part of the Alliance. The Secretary General noted that allies will agree to financial support for Ukraine. He also expects more immediate military support for Ukraine, especially more bilateral security agreements and work on enhanced military interoperability.

Viktor Orbán arrives in Moscow, set to meet with Putin

Yesterday, July 5, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán arrived in Moscow for a visit. He plans to meet with Kremlin head Vladimir Putin, according to the Prime Minister's spokesperson Bertalan Havasi.

"Prime Minister Viktor Orbán arrived in Moscow as part of his peace mission. He will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin," the spokesperson said.

More about Orbán's visit to Moscow, its purpose, and how European politicians - in RBC-Ukraine's article.

Latvia to supply Ukraine with 2,500 more combat drones

Latvia will hand over another batch of drones to Ukraine in July. More than 2,500 combat drones of various types and characteristics will be delivered to Ukraine for a total of 4 million euros, according to the Latvian Ministry of Defense.

The first batch of 300 drones will be delivered in the coming days.

"The drone coalition is gaining momentum. The next batch will include more than 2,500 drones manufactured by seven Latvian companies. Together with the members of the drone coalition, we are constantly working to supply Ukraine with combat drones of various capacities following the current needs and testing requirements of the Ukrainian army," says Latvian Defense Minister Andris Sprūds.

'I'm going to win again'. Biden announces he stays in race

The incumbent President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, said that he would not withdraw from the upcoming presidential elections in the United States, according to his speech to voters.

"I am going to run and I'm going to win again," said Biden during his speech.

He addressed the voters and said that he was their candidate and they would not see anyone else.

"You voted for me to be your nominee, no one else. You, the voters, did that. They're trying to push me out of the race. Let me say this as clearly as I can: I'm staying in the race," he said.