Slovakia will support the EU Ukraine Facility program, which provides assistance to Ukraine in the amount of 50 billion euros from the European Union. Prime Minister Denis Shmygal stated this after a meeting with his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico.
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“We have just completed a meeting with the Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico. We came to an agreement on a number of issues and there are specific agreements… Slovakia will support the Ukraine Facility program, which provides for the allocation of 50 billion euros to Ukraine from the European Union,” Shmygal wrote in Telegram.
The parties also agreed that The Slovak government will not block Ukraine’s purchase of weapons and equipment from Slovak businesses. At the same time, cooperation will continue on the supply of equipment from the Slovak company for the construction of defense lines.
In addition, the Prime Minister of Slovakia assured of full support for Ukraine’s European integration aspirations.
In December, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban blocked a decision on changes to the EU budget, which included a medium-term aid program for Ukraine worth 50 billion euros.
Later, Hungary said it could lift your veto on the EU aid package for Ukraine in the amount of 50 billion euros, provided that the funding is reviewed every year.