Japan assigns USD 4 mln to support victims of Donbas conflict

Source : 112 Ukraine

The payments will start on April 1, - Ambassador Shigeki Sumi
16:14, 31 March 2017

The government of Japan assigned 3.9 million U.S. dollars to support people and communities that suffered during the ongoing Donbas conflict. Shigeki Sumi, the Japanese ambassador said this at a press conference in Kyiv on Friday.

According to the official, the assistance will be paid starting from April 1 and is to be distributed by the end of the year.

Japan has been one of Ukraine’s long-standing supporters in terms of financial aid. Since 1991, the country’s government has assigned about 3 billion U.S. dollars for the purpose of financial support for Ukraine. The actual purpose involves a number of projects such as modernization of Bortnychi aeration plant in Kyiv region, purchasing police cars for patrol police of Ukraine and some others.    

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