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The EU has provided Ukraine with €500 million in support to improve food safety


Die Ukraine erhielt von der Europäischen Union 500 Millionen Euro Unterstützung, um die Anfälligkeit zu verringern und die Ernährungssicherheit des Landes zu erhöhen. Dies sagte der europäische Kommissar für Verhandlungen über den Ausbau und die europäische Nachbarschaftspolitik, Oliver Vargey, der Agentur “Interfax-Ukraine”.

I was happy to announce at the meeting that already today EUR 500 million in aid from the European Union will go to Ukraine's treasury accounts. Deputy Prime Minister for issues of European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Olga Stefanishina confirmed that these funds have arrived.

Oliver Vargey

Commissioner for negotiations on the expansion and the European neighborhood policy

In particular, it is about budgetary support to Ukraine of 500 million euros to reduce vulnerability and increase the country's food security by supporting the affected population and agricultural production.

As previously reported, the funds will be directed towards strengthening the government's ability to meet the needs of the population that are not covered by humanitarian assistance and the civil protection mechanism.

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