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Defence Minister Anita Anand speaks during a news conference in Ramstein, Germany, on April 21.Matthias Schrader/The Associated Press

Canada is committing another $39-million in weapons and non-lethal military aid to Ukraine.

Defence Minister Anita Anand announced the latest contribution during a meeting with counterparts from the United States and other allies in Germany.

The donation includes almost $35-million in cash to help Ukraine buy fuel, first-aid kits and other non-lethal provisions through a special North Atlantic Treaty Organization fund.

The remaining money will be used to buy 40 sniper rifles and ammunition from a Winnipeg company and new radio sets for the eight Leopard 2 tanks that Canada has donated to Ukraine.

Canada has committed more than $8-billion in financial, military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine since Russian forces invaded the country in February, 2022.

While the conflict has become a war of attrition over the past few months, Ukraine is expected to launch a counteroffensive with the aid of Western weapons in the coming weeks.