European Peace Facility: EU grants EUR 500 million more military aid to Ukraine

By Defence Industry Europe

European Union military assistance to Ukraine will be topped up by a further 500 million euros ($543 million) through European Peace Facility, Member States' foreign ministers have agreed.

Training for Ukraine’s military worth EUR 45 million has also been agreed, yesterday announced Josep Borell, the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission.



“This is the seventh package of military aid for Ukraine,” Borrell told a press conference after the EU foreign ministers’ meeting.

This brings the total amount of military financial aid to Ukraine financed through the European Peace Facility to EUR 3.6 billion . Meanwhile, total European Union support for the Ukraine is now approaching EUR 50 billion, making the EU the leading provider of aid to Ukraine.



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