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Italy to allocate €140 million for Ukraine's infrastructure

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 17:22
Italy to allocate €140 million for Ukraine's infrastructure
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Antonio Tajani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy, has stated that the Republic of Italy is ready to allocate a new military aid package for strengthening Ukraine’s air defence and adopted a new €140 million package for the measures of development of Ukrainian infrastructure.

Source: Interfax-Ukraine

"I completely agree with Dmytro [Kuleba, Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister – ed.] when he says that the main strategy for rebuilding, for reconstruction is the protection of Ukrainian infrastructure, Ukrainian buildings with the help of air defence systems.


So I’d like to inform you that Italy is ready to send a new military package containing SAMP/T systems for the air defence of Ukraine," Tajani said at the United in Defence. United in Renovation. Stronger Together panel session on the sidelines of the Ukraine Recovery Conference in Berlin on 11 June.

Tajani also stressed that Italy was ready to not only supply Ukraine with military aid but also assist in other sectors.

"There is also the second news. The new €140 million package [has been allocated – ed.] for measures concerning the infrastructure, railway, healthcare, agrarian sector, humanitarian sector, as well as mine clearance. This is the latest decision of the Italian government," Tajani reported.



Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine, stated that Ukraine needs from US$10 billion to US$30 billion of annual investments for the next 10 years.

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