Ursula von der Leyen reported this information on Twitter, URA-Inform reports.
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said that the European Union intends to begin payments in the Ukraine Facility program to allocate 50 billion euros to Ukraine in March.
She stressed that the EU will continue to provide desperately needed funding «for our courageous partner and candidate for membership».
«Yesterday's political agreement on allocation to Ukraine 50 billion euros — this is a big step forward. Europe is true to its word. We will continue to provide much-needed funding and predictability for our brave partner and promising member», — the official emphasized.
Von der Leyen noted that Ukraine could receive the first tranche as early as next month.
& #171;We plan to start payments in March», — von der Leyen wrote on Twitter.
Recall that it was previously reported that the EU has found a way to transfer more weapons to the Ukrainian Armed Forces: Borrell proposed an original idea.