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Ukraine Latest: US to Send More Arms; EU Backs Kyiv’s Candidacy

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WATCH: Ukraine “will definitely be part of the EU,” says Ihor Zhovkva, deputy chief of staff to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. 

Source: Bloomberg
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The US plans to provide Ukraine with an additional $450 million in aid and advanced weaponry that includes rocket systems. European Union leaders granted the country candidate status, which moves the war-torn nation closer to its long-sought goal of joining the Western bloc. 

The Kremlin said a peace deal with Ukraine isn’t possible until Kyiv accepts all its demands -- leaving conditions at a stalemate as Russia’s invasion nears the four-month mark.