New Zealand Assistance for Ukraine: Military Options 2024/2025

Published: 06 May 2024

Category: Cabinet material

This publication provides documents on Cabinet’s February 2024 decision to evolve and extend New Zealand Defence Force support to Ukraine, and to provide $3.5 million in military assistance to the International Fund for Ukraine.

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It comprises the following documents:

  • the Cabinet minute of decision: New Zealand Assistance for Ukraine: Military Options 2024/2025 [CAB-24-MIN-0040]

  • the Cabinet paper: New Zealand Assistance for Ukraine: Military Options 2024 [CAB-24-SUB-0040]

  • the Cabinet Committee minute of decision: Oral Item: Assistance to Ukraine [FPS-24-MIN-0001]

  • the Non-paper: Oral Item: Assistance to Ukraine [FPS-24-SUB-0001]

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