May 22, 2022

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London released $ 100 million

London released $ 100 million

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Sunday that he would release $ 100 million in aid to Ukraine ahead of a series of diplomatic talks aimed at continuing the international community’s mobilization against the “atrocities of Russian aggression”.

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The leader, who defined a six-point “action plan” aimed at “failing” Russia’s attack on Ukraine, adopted his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau and Dutchman Mark Rutte on Monday, Downing Street said in a statement.

They visit the Royal Air Force (RAF) base before holding a US press conference after various bilateral meetings and tripartite meetings.

On Tuesday, Boris Johnson will receive Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia together with the leaders of the Visegrad Group (V4) in London.

Following the wave of Western sanctions against Russian interests, it is a question of continuing to “transform the global protest against the atrocities of Russian aggression into practical and lasting support for Ukraine”, according to Downing Street.

London has pledged $ 100 million (.4 91.4 million) in aid to the Ukrainian government through the World Bank to “reduce the economic pressures created by the unplanned and illegal invasion of Russia” and to maintain the Ukrainian state. To work.

“Only Putin (Russian President Vladimir Putin) can end suffering in Ukraine, and these new funds will continue to help those facing a deteriorating humanitarian situation,” Boris Johnson said in a statement.

The funds include the shipment of 2,000 tank-destroying missiles in addition to the already announced 220 220 million (6 266 million) in emergency and humanitarian aid.

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The UK government has also provided up to $ 500 million in credit guarantees to Ukraine.

The action plan includes mobilizing an international humanitarian coalition for Ukraine, supporting the country’s ability to defend itself, “maximizing” economic pressure against Russian rule, preventing Russia’s “unpopular normalization” of Ukraine, and pursuing a diplomatic path. Launch a “rapid campaign” to strengthen security in the Euro-Atlantic region and reduce the intensity.