NATO allocates 40 million euros for support of Ukraine

The money allocated for support in the spheres of a combatant command, cyber security and medical rehabilitation
19:19, 1 November 2019

President's press service

NATO will allocate 40 million euros for the support of Ukraine in the spheres of a combatant command, cyber security and medical rehabilitation as the President’s Office reported citing NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.

“Today, we have reconsidered our comprehensive assistance package for Ukraine. Through trust funds, NATO allies and partners have allocated over 40 million of euro to support Ukraine in such areas as combatant command, cyber security and medical rehabilitation. It provides real results,” Stoltenberg said.

He also added that the NATO allies continue to hold military drills for Ukrainian military. Moreover, the Alliance increased support in the Black Sea. He added that the military naval drills are very important.

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Ukraine and NATO and agreed on the renewed and consolidated package of projects and practical activities. Zelensky stated that Ukraine is ready to break new ground of partnership with NATO.

As we reported Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Kyiv was ready to step up the preparation for membership in NATO and also ready for Membership Action Plan (MAP).

As it was reported earlier, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed NATO member states' readiness to accept Ukraine into their community under a number of conditions, and Russia has no voting right in this matter.

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