Netherlands to deliver additional $2.2 billion military aid to Ukraine
On Friday, 17 November, the Dutch government decided to allocate an additional $2.2 billion for military assistance to Ukraine next year
This was reported by Reuters.
Defence Minister Kajsa Ollongren said that this is evidence of unwavering support for Ukraine in the war against Russia.
The funds are part of a larger aid package that Ukraine will receive from the Netherlands next year. It already includes €102 million for reconstruction and humanitarian aid. The amount of assistance for these needs may be increased if necessary.
The aid package will be formed on the basis of Ukraine's requests. Priority will be given to support for air defense, ammunition and the air force.
According to Ollongren, the new aid package will bring the total amount of Dutch support to around €7.5 billion.
- On 3 November, during a visit to Ukraine, Dutch Defense Minister Kajsa Ollongren promised to allocate €500 million for ammunition by mid-2024.