Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, center, opens the NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bucharest, Romania, on November 30. (DANIEL MIHAILescu/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO foreign ministers promised A meeting in Bucharest on Tuesday pitched for more support for Ukraine, including aid in repairing its energy infrastructure amid Russian attacks.

They said in a joint statement that they were “resolute in their commitment to the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”.

“Russia’s unacceptable actions, including hybrid activities, energy blackmail and reckless nuclear rhetoric, undermine the rules-based international order,” the statement said.

Ukraine is experiencing nationwide blackouts as Russia continues to bombard energy infrastructure.

NATO Secretary General jens stoltenberg Confirmed that generators and spare parts have already been delivered to Ukraine’s energy grid.

Upon arrival, Stoltenberg said, “We have delivered generators, we have delivered spare parts, and allies are helping to rebuild destroyed infrastructure in different ways. We need to realize that the attacks (Russia by) have huge implications.” for the meeting.

The United States announced that it would provide $53 million for Ukraine to purchase power grid equipment.

“This equipment will be rapidly delivered to Ukraine on an emergency basis to help Ukrainians survive the winter,” said a State Department statement.

Ukraine urged its Western partners to supply both air defense systems and transformers to blunt Russian attacks.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said he was discussing with NATO foreign ministers how to speed up arms deliveries to his country and secure energy infrastructure.

“We appreciate what has been done, but the war continues,” Kuleba said, speaking with Stoltenberg on the sidelines of a NATO meeting.

“Today I have three other words, three different words, which are: faster, faster and faster,” said Kuleba.