May 29, 2023
Sergey Marchenko

Minister of Finance of Ukraine Sergiy Marchenko

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Finance Minister of Ukraine Serhiy Marchenko said that Kyiv next year will need at least €18 billion in financial assistance. He announced this figure before an informal meeting with finance ministers from the European Union in Stockholm.

“I think it will be a difficult task for us to drastically reduce our costs,” Marchenko said. His words on Saturday, April 29, leads TASS.

The head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine believes that the restoration of the country should begin now. There is no need to wait for the end of hostilities, the minister pointed out. At the same time, he added that Kyiv needs support.

The program of macro-financial assistance to Ukraine from the European Union for 2023 is designed for €18 billion.

Earlier, the United States stated that the current financial assistance of the West to Ukraine will be enough until the end of 2023, but Washington and Brussels intend to continue and continue to provide Kyiv support.

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