UK allocates funds to Ukraine to ease situation in winter

UK allocates funds to Ukraine to ease situation in winter

The UK government has announced financial assistance to Ukraine to help ease the situation in the winter period.

This is said in a press release published on the UK Government’s website, Ukrinform reports.  

New aid allocations for Ukraine announced on Thursday include £34 million ($41.4 million) for the UN and charities providing shelter and warm winter clothing and £10 million ($12.2 million) for household electricity, following Russian attacks on Ukraine’s critical energy infrastructure.

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In addition, the UK’s fourth loan guarantee of $500 million has been disbursed via the World Bank to ensure the Government of Ukraine can provide life-saving winter support payments to three million households.

As reported by Ukrinform, President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed efforts to ensure long-term global support for Ukraine with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

On Thursday, Zelensky arrived in Spain on a working visit, where he participated in the opening of the summit of the European Political Community.

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