Dutch Prime Minister announces EUR 2.5 billion allocated to support Ukraine in 2023

23 December 2022, 04:15 PM
Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte (Photo:Mark Rutte/twitter.com)

Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte (Photo:Mark Rutte/twitter.com)

Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands held a phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and announced an allocation of EUR 2.5 billion ($2.65 billion) for Ukraine in 2023, Mark Rutte himself reported on Twitter on Dec. 23.

He promised that the Netherlands will provide military, humanitarian, and diplomatic assistance for Ukraine.

“We’re allocating EUR 2.5 billion for this in 2023,” Rutte said.

“Ukraine can rely on the Netherlands. We just confirmed this in our conversation with Zelensky.”

Zelenskyy, in his turn, thanked the Netherlands for their support.

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"We keep working together to increase defense capability, energy stability and re-store critical infrastructure," he said on Twitter in response.

Earlier, Estonia also announced a new military aid package for Ukraine.

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