Australian High Minister Anthony Albanese has pledged extra militia advantage to Ukraine after visiting the war-torn nation’s capital.
The highest minister met President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv at some level of a shock glide on Sunday.
He earlier toured the devastated towns of Bucha and Irpin, describing what he seen as a “war crime”.
The advantage kit, price 100m Australian greenbacks ($68m; £56m), involves drones and 34 further armoured vehicles.
Mr Albanese also introduced sanctions and inch bans on a further 16 Russian ministers and oligarchs and an end to imports of Russian gold.
He says he seen first-hand “the devastation and trauma” inflicted on Ukraine on his traipse to.
Thousands of Ukranians were killed and towns destroyed for the reason that invasion started on February 24.
The highest minister lit a candle for civilians buried in a mass grave in Bucha, where Russian forces are accused of committing atrocities.
And in Irpin he described what he seen as “devastating”.
“Here we own what [is] clearly a residential building,” Mr Albanese said.
“One other one honest within the benefit of it, brutally assaulted. That is a war crime.”
In a press conference on the Presidential Palace in Kyiv, Mr Albanese said his nation will reinforce Ukraine for “as long because it takes”.
The further advantage introduced brings total Australian help to Ukraine to about $390 million.
Australia is also brooding about reopening its embassy within the nation, following the lead of assorted countries reminiscent of the UK and US.
Mr Albanese joins a protracted listing of world leaders who own visited Ukraine for the reason that war started.
The unannounced traipse to came after every week-long glide to Europe, where Mr Albanese attended a NATO summit in Madrid and met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.