California Lawmakers Urge Biden Admin. To Let National Guard Support Ukraine – Letter


WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 30th March, 2022) US lawmakers representing California on Tuesday sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, urging them to allow the state National Guard to engage in military and humanitarian support efforts for Ukraine.

“While we have the utmost confidence that the California National Guard is more than capable, willing and able to do more, without the Federal government taking key steps to activate the required authorities, they will be unable to expand their efforts. We urge you expediently take the following steps to provide the California National Guard, the Ohio National Guard and those of other states as requested or appropriate, to expedite the process to transport both military and humanitarian support to the people of Ukraine,” the letter said.

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