The European Union on Thursday accredited 18 billion euros ($19.1 billion) in financing for Ukraine subsequent 12 months and agreed on a ninth bundle of sanctions concentrating on Russia. The bundle is anticipated to be formally confirmed Friday.
“The EU is at the forefront of support to its neighbour, as it should be, and will remain so,” Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Fee, said on Twitter.
The new help from Europe comes as the US introduced plans to develop its coaching of Ukrainian troopers starting January. The Pentagon intends to coach roughly 500 Ukrainian troops per 30 days — a couple of battalion of troopers at a time — in Germany, mentioned spokesman Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder.
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