EU agrees on purchase of ammunition for Ukraine for 1 billion euros
The ambassadors of the EU member states have adopted a decision regarding the scheme of joint procurement of ammunition for Ukraine, announced the official Twitter page of the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU.
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"The EU Ambassadors approved decision on assistance measure under the European Peace Facility to support the Ukrainian Armed Forces through 1 billion euros for joint procurement of ammunition and missiles," the message reads.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Denys Shmyhal, noted that the EU member states will "immediately" send 1 billion euros worth of ammunition from their warehouses, and the European Union will allocate the same amount for joint further purchases for Ukraine.