• 22/02/2024 12:01

The Netherlands allocates 122 million euros for military aid to Ukraine

Of this, 87 million euros will be used for the purchase of 155-mm artillery ammunition for Ukraine.

The Netherlands is allocating 122 million euros for military assistance to Ukraine

Ukrainian serviceman with a 155m projectile Netherlands Kaisa Ollongren reported that the Netherlands is allocating 122 million euros for military assistance to Ukraine.

This is reported by the Dutch government.

Most of the funds, 87 million euros, will be used for the purchase of 155-mm artillery ammunition for Ukraine. These funds will complement the 130 million euros previously allocated by the Netherlands to the fund led by Germany.

25 million euros will be transferred to the International Fund for Ukraine. It is led by Great Britain and finances the joint purchase of military equipment directly from manufacturers – in particular, air defense systems, ammunition and spare parts.

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The Netherlands is allocating another 10 million euros to strengthen cyber defense in Ukraine within the IT coalition.

“It is very important to support Ukraine not only in the short term, but also in the long term. It is especially important now to show that we are helping Ukraine,” emphasized Kaisa Ollongren.

  • January 19 participation in the meeting The international Artillery Coalition, held in Paris, was attended by representatives of 23 countries. This coalition will strengthen the capabilities of the Defense Forces, and will also provide Ukraine with new types of artillery weapons. Read more in the LB.ua article “Artillery Coalition. Strategic advantage at the expense of the EU.”

  • On January 23, NATO signed a contract for the supply of 200 thousand 155-mm artillery shells, some of them – for Ukraine.

  • The new Polish government is looking for ways to increase the production of ammunition and military equipment for a new aid package to Ukraine.

  • France will be able to provide the Ukrainian Armed Forces with 3 thousand 155-mm shells monthly.

  • The Swedish Defense Logistics Agency has signed an agreement with the ammunition manufacturer Nammo to increase the production of 155-mm ammunition for Ukraine.

  • The European Union will be able to produce a million ammunition for Ukraine by spring.

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