Meaning of “issue” - Learner’s Dictionary

issue

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈɪʃuː/ (present participle issuing, past tense and past participle issued)
SAY PUBLICLY

to say something officially:

The Prime Minister will issue a statement tomorrow.
Police issued a warning about the dangers of playing near water.
GIVE OFFICIALLY

to officially give something to someone:

All members will be issued with a membership card.

(Definition of “issue verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)