Ukraine obtains 600-million-euro financial aid from EU

A protester wrapped in a Ukrainian flag walks past a burning tent camp and a fire in the trade union building in Odessa May 2, 2014. At least 38 people were killed in a fire on Friday in the trade union building in the centre of Ukraine's southern port city of Odessa, regional police said. REUTERS/Yevgeny Volokin (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTR3NL0K

Kyiv [Ukraine]: Ukraine has actually gotten the 2nd tranche of 600 million euros (634 million US dollars) of the European Union’s (EU’s) emergency macro-financial support program, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry said Friday.

” The funds will be made use of to keep financial stability in Ukraine throughout the war,” the ministry claimed in a declaration.
Ukrainian Head Of State Denys Shmyhal welcomed the aid and said thanks to European Payment President Ursula von der Leyen for the aid.

The EU determined to assign 1.2 billion euros in emergency assistance for Ukraine in February. Ukraine obtained 600 million euros from the help package in March.

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