The European Union is mobilizing 17 billion euros in investment for the Eastern Partnership countries. This was announced by European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi during a speech at the Ukraine Reform Conference, which is being held in Vilnius, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.
Varhelyi announced a new significant economic and investment plan for the Eastern Partnership countries, mobilizing 17 billion euros in investment to build new, more sustainable and dynamic economies and societies in the region.
The European Union on July 2 presented a vision for the future of the Eastern Partnership program, which includes a 2.3 euros billion economic and investment plan for all six partner countries - Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus.
As we reported earlier, during his visit to Lithuania, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with President of the European Council Charles Michel. The officials discussed preparations for the EU-Ukraine summit.
"During the meeting, the leaders discussed priorities of bilateral cooperation in the context of preparing to the 23rd EU-Ukraine summit, which is to take place in Kyiv on October 12, 2021," reads the message