Eastern Partnership countries to receive 17 billion euros – Shmygal

Photo: Press Service of the Cabinet of Ministers

Shmyhal announced Ukraine’s desire to take part in these EU investments

The main part of the funds will be allocated by international financial organizations, the Prime Minister noted.

The prospect of a “new Eastern Partnership” is 17 billion euros, which the European Union will allocate over the next seven years, including for Ukraine. Prime Minister Denis Shmygal said this in an interview with Dom TV, informs press service of the Cabinet of Ministers on Wednesday, December 1.

“Ukraine expects to take part in these investments. Europe hears our voice much better when we are united with Georgia and Moldova. When we have Association Agreements and move together towards European integration,” the prime minister said.

According to the head of government, within the framework of various initiatives, 2.3 billion euros will be allocated to the Eastern Partnership countries directly by the EU, and the rest will be funds that international financial organizations will allocate by agreement, and money raised on the basis of public-private and interstate partnerships.

Recall, November 30 Shmygal visited Brussels… He, as well as the Prime Ministers of Georgia and Moldova, held a number of meetings with the top leadership of the European Union.

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