These are the aid the House bills provide to Ukraine and Israel

These are the aid the House bills provide to Ukraine and Israel

(CNN) — House Republicans on Wednesday released the text of three bills providing aid to Ukraine, Israel and the Indo-Pacific region, the latter to help counter Chinese aggression in the region.

The three-part package is similar to the foreign aid bill that passed the Senate in February.

In total, the House bills provide about $95 billion in aid, the same amount as the Senate bill, with $10 billion in economic aid repayable loans to Ukraine, CNN reported.

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the bills on Saturday. President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he supports the relief package.

This is what is included in the bills Summary Offered by House Republicans:

Almost 61 billion USD for Ukraine

A bill would provide a total of $61 billion, similar to what is included in the Senate bill, to help Ukraine and other countries in the region fight Russia.

Of that total, about $23 billion will go toward replenishing U.S. weapons, arsenals and facilities, and more than $11 billion will fund ongoing U.S. military operations in the region.

The nearly $14 billion included in the bill would help Ukraine purchase advanced weapons systems and other defense equipment.

Israel has 26 billion US dollars more

The House package would provide $26.4 billion to aid Israel, specifying that the funds would “support its efforts to defend itself against Iran and its proxies and repay U.S. military operations in response to recent attacks.” Law.

The funding includes $4 billion for the Iron Dome and David Sling missile defense systems, and $1.2 billion for the Iron Beam defense system to counter threats from short-range rockets and mortars.

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$4.4 billion to replenish defense supplies and services provided to Israel and $3.5 billion to acquire advanced weapons systems and other items through the Foreign Military Financing Program.

In addition, it would give Israel more flexibility to transfer defense supplies from US stockpiles in other countries and would bar funding to UNRWA, which supports Palestinian refugees and has come under fire after some of Israel's staff were accused of involvement with Hamas. Attack on October 7.

This includes $9.2 billion in humanitarian assistance, including emergency food, shelter and basic services for people in crisis.

The Senate bill would provide $14.1 billion in aid to Israel, including funding for missile defense systems and foreign military funding to help Israel restore regional security and deterrence, and $9.2 billion in humanitarian aid.

Over US$8 billion for security in the Indo-Pacific region

The House package includes $8.1 billion to counter China's activities in the Indo-Pacific region. This includes $3.3 billion to improve undersea infrastructure, $2 billion in foreign military funding for Taiwan and other key allies, and $1.9 billion to replenish defense goods and services provided to Taiwan and regional partners.

The Senate bill contains very similar provisions to strengthen security in the area.

— CNN's Lauren Fox, Haley Talbot and Melanie Zanona contributed to this report.

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