The European Union will finish considering the question of allocation of 500 million euros of macro-financial aid to Ukraine after Kyiv fulfills all requirements. The Vice President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis said this during his meeting with the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, as it was reported on the website of the president.
"The European Union will finalize the consideration of the issue of providing Ukraine with the second tranche in the amount of 500 million euros within the fourth EU macro-financial assistance program as soon as the relevant requirements for its receipt are met by the Ukrainian side," Dombrovskis said.
Given the victory of the pro-European political forces in the recent elections to the European Parliament, Valdis Dombrovskis expressed confidence in maintaining solidarity regarding Ukraine in the future composition of the European Commission and the European Council.
As it was reported earlier, the Ukrainian leader delivered a speech at the NATO Headquarters; the first part of his speech was in English, then switched to Ukrainian; as is known, Volodymyr Zelensky is currently visiting Brussels with the first foreign visit since he took power.
Volodymyr Zelensky assumed the office and became the sixth president of Ukraine. The solemn ceremony of inauguration took place in Kyiv on Monday, May 20. The new head of the state greeted the audience that welcomed him at Mariinsky Park in the downtown Kyiv. Zelensky passed the improvised corridor in the park, shaking hands and making selfies with his supporters. The head of the state made the oath the traditional way, with his right hand on Peresopnytsia Gospels and the Constitution of Ukraine. In his bold speech, the new leader announced he would dismiss the Ukrainian Parliament. He also urged the Ukrainian Government to resign if they could not act effectively anymore.