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Saturday, May 13, 2023 01:00 AM
Belgium has approved a new financial aid package for Ukraine worth €92 million from additional tax revenue generated by frozen Russian assets held in Belgium..
And the Prime Minister of Belgium, Alexander De Croo, said – according to what was reported by the Ukrainian news agency (Ukrinform) on Friday – that the internal cabinet approved a new aid package for Ukraine and its people in preparation for a counterattack against Russia. €92 million of the new funds will be released, which will come from additional tax revenue generated by frozen Russian assets held in Belgium.“.
A total of 46 million euros will be allocated to provide new military support, including armored vehicles, weapons and ammunition, and the first batch will be delivered soon in coordination with the Ukrainian army..
Another 46 million euros will be provided to support the Ukrainian people and to strengthen the Belgian diplomatic presence in Ukraine. Of this, a total of €24 million will be spent on additional humanitarian support, in coordination with the United Nations, to cover basic needs such as education, health and food security in major cities and war zones..