“Ukrainian officials are becoming increasingly frustrated that the (U.S. President Joe. -

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) Biden administration is resisting the provision of American long-range missile systems,” the material says.

According to the publication, the American authorities fear that these weapons could be used to strike at the territory of Russia, which will provoke "the expansion and prolongation of the conflict with Ukraine."

Earlier, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin discussed the continuation of military assistance to Kyiv with his Ukrainian counterpart Alexei Reznikov.

Prior to this, US President Joe Biden signed a law on the supply of weapons to Ukraine under Lend-Lease.

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