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Biden signs US military aid bill granting billions to Israel

Washington: Ukraine and Israel were granted massive financial relief after months of heated negotiation in Congress amid their respective wars as US President Joe Biden signed four bills that also included a military assistance package to Kyiv and Tel Aviv Wednesday.

The package was passed Tuesday by the US Senate and is cumulatively estimated at $95 billion with $61 billion for Ukraine, $26 billion for Israel, and $8 billion for the Indo-Pacific.

Senator Bernie Sanders, who was against the bill wrote on X, former Twitter: “Enough is enough. No more money for [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu’s war machine.”