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Immediate Release

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Ukrainian Minister of Defense Oleksii Reznikov

July 29, 2022

Attributed to Acting Pentagon Press Secretary Todd Breasseale:

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with Ukrainian Minister of Defence Oleksii Reznikov today to discuss the dynamics on the battlefield and security assistance. Secretary Austin reiterated the U.S. commitment to providing Ukraine with the capabilities it needs to counter Russian aggression. 

The leaders pledged to remain in close contact.