• 27/02/2024 14:01

Japan transferred “armor” to Ukraine for infrastructure facilities

320 protective facilities from 1800, which were agreed upon with the Japanese side, have already been transferred to the Ministry of Development

Japan gave Ukraine

The Japanese government announced the transfer of 1,800 gabion structures to Ukraine , which must protect infrastructure facilities. 320 of them have already been received by the Ministry of Development of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure, the department reported on its Facebook page.

The ceremony of handing over the gabions was attended by Deputy Minister of Infrastructure Alexandra Azarkhina, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine Kuninori Matsuda and the deputy chief representative of the Japan International Community Agency in Ukraine, Satoshi Sugimoto.

“Thanks to the help of the Japanese government, we have received additional opportunities for passive protection of important infrastructure facilities,” Alexandra Azarkhina noted in her speech.

< Gabions will be used primarily to protect gas transportation facilities in the frontline regions of Ukraine.

  • Japan announced the allocation of more than $100 million to Ukraine, which will be used for the post-war reconstruction of the country.
  • < li>Previously in Ukraine's state budget received another $390 million from the Japanese government aimed at social protection and restoration of agriculture.


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