European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Olivér Várhelyi has announced the disbursement of EUR 500 million in EU budget support to Ukraine.
He stated this at a joint briefing with Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Olha Stefanishyna in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.
According to Várhelyi, he discussed with Ukrainian officials the EU support for the country, in particular, military and financial aid. “We support the reforms financially, as well as the survival of Ukraine in this war,” he said.
The officials also discussed the provision of EUR 100 million for the reconstruction of schools in Ukraine.
As reported, on September 5, at a meeting of the Ukraine-EU Association Council, two agreements were signed to provide more than EUR 600 million in support to Ukraine during wartime.