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MADRID, May 8. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The United Kingdom and Germany will allocate 1,500 million and 64 million euros, respectively, to support Ukraine militarily and in the reconstruction of the country after the war, as reported on Saturday by the Executives of both countries.
UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak has confirmed that his Ministry will increase military support to Ukraine by 1.5 billion euros (1.3 billion pounds), after Boris Johnson’s government has received the go-ahead from the British Treasury. , according to ‘The Guardian’.
This new aid package, which includes the 350 million euros (300 million pounds) that the British prime minister promised Zelensky earlier this week, includes anti-battery radar systems to target Russian artillery, as well as jamming equipment. of GPS and night vision devices, according to ‘Evening Standard’.
With these additional 1,500 million euros, the United Kingdom has reached the highest rate of military spending in a conflict since the height of the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, as reported by the Sky network.
For its part, the German Ministry of Development has announced an additional 63 million euros for Ukraine, as reported by the German agency DPA.
“It is important to me that Germany not only support Ukraine militarily, but also make life more bearable for the people,” German Development Minister Svenja Schulze told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper.
In addition, Schulze explained that Germany has increased the aid program to Ukraine from 122 to 185 million euros, which will serve to restore the supply of drinking water, rebuild destroyed apartments, schools and kindergartens.
“Other ministries are giving even more and we will also do more. Where the bombs have stopped falling, Germany will help with billions for reconstruction. My ministry is already preparing for it,” Schulze detailed, according to DPA.