The European Commission has proposed a “macro package” of 1.2 billion euros to help Ukraine meet the needs arising from the conflict with Russia. This was announced by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, on Monday, in remarks before a meeting in Brussels with the foreign ministers of the 27 countries to discuss the European response to the diplomatic crisis. The head of the executive body of the community emphasized that Ukraine is a “sovereign state that makes its own decisions” and that the European Union supports it.
“We are counting on the European Parliament to approve this assistance as quickly as possible. As soon as this happens, we will proceed with the first shipment of 600 million euros. Then we will work on a second shipment focused on supporting the modernization of the country. In addition, the Commission will almost double its donations and allocate 120 An additional million euros with the aim of strengthening the state structure, in addition, we plan to continue our investment plan for the country, for which we have set about 6000 million euros in investments, “confirmed Vaughn. Der Line. The head of the European Executive highlighted that since 2014, the European Union and its institutions have given Ukraine about 17,000 million euros in loans and aid.
European leaders are seeking to unify the regional situation before their meeting today with US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, where the response of Western allies to the diplomatic crisis will be planned. AndThe US government has already said it sees a Russian invasion “imminent” and that the Kremlin has massed about 100,000 troops to the Ukrainian border. This will be the moment of greatest tension between Russia and NATO since the annexation of Crimea in 2014.
For its part, the Kremlin accused the United States on Monday of intensifying tensions by evacuating the families of diplomats from its embassy in Ukraine. They announced plans to reinforce NATO forces in Eastern Europe. Likewise, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated that Ukraine had amassed a large number of troops towards the borders of areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists, which in his opinion indicates that Kiev is preparing to attack them. Peskov added that Western messages contributed to the escalation of the crisis and were filled with “hysteria” and “permeated with lies”.
Yesterday, the Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, stressed that Spain supports its allies in this conflict: “Spain is committed to NATO and security of Europe. We support Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and trust that diplomacy and dialogue will be the way to de-escalate this crisis.”The frigate “Plas de Lizzo” towards the Black Sea as a display of support.
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