“This disbursement will contribute to macro-financial stability in Ukraine while allowing it to allocate resources towards mitigating the severe negative socio-economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic,” the message said.
According to Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal, it is the first of two tranches in accordance with the agreements with the European Commission signed in July 2020.
“I am grateful to our European partners for support that will enhance the macro-financial stability of Ukraine,” he stated.
It is noted that Ukraine is the seventh country that received such a payment. The total set of payments makes €3 billion in ten countries.
As we reported, since the beginning of the Donbas conflict, the United Nations attracted more than $ 500 million in aid to the victims.