EU decided to grant Ukraine 31 mln Euros for boosting defense capabilities, - Foreign Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

The package will include supplies and facilities for improvement of Ukrainian army's potential in four areas: medicine, engineering, mine clearing and logistics, and cyber security
22:50, 2 December 2021

Dmytro Kuleba
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Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba claimed that the EU Council passed the decision to grant Ukraine 31 mln Euros to improve the defensive capabilities within the newly created European Fund for Provision of Peace. He wrote that on his page on Twitter.

"Important news from Brussels: EU Council approved the decision to provide €31 mln for strengthening Ukraine’s defense capabilities within the newly established European Peace Facility. We highly appreciate this step which reaffirms the strategic Ukraine-EU relations. The package will include material and technical assistance for the development and capacity building of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the spheres of medicine, engineering capabilities, demining activities, mobility and logistics, cybersecurity", the Minister wrote.

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