January 23, 2023

EU approves EUR 500M in military aid to Ukraine

The EU Foreign Affairs Council has reached a political agreement on another tranche of military aid to Ukraine worth EUR 500 million under the European Peace Facility.

The EU foreign ministers also approved EUR 45 million for the EU’s military training mission for Ukraine.

EU High Representative Josep Borrell said this at a press conference in Brussels on Monday following a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council….

“Today we reached a political agreement for the seventh tranche of military support with an additional EUR 500 million and an additional assistance measure, worth EUR 45 million, for the Ukrainian force being trained by our military training mission….This brings the total military support [to Ukraine] under the European Peace Facility to EUR 3.6 billion,” Borrell said.