: Japan to allocate almost USD 14 mln for re-building Ukraine's east

13:39 Apr. 7, 2016

Japan to allocate almost USD 14 mln for re-building Ukraine's east

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, a construction worker removes rubble from the roof of a severely damaged condo in Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine. (AP)

Japan to provide Ukraine with a new tranche of humanitarian aid 

Japan is about to allocate USD 13.6 million for re-building Ukraine's eastern regions affected by war, an UNIAN correspondent reported referring to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko's statement made at a joint press conference with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after their meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday.

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"I would like to thank the government of Japan and Mr. Prime Minister for provision of financial, technical and humanitarian aid to Ukraine," Poroshenko said.

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In particular, the Ukrainian president said he appreciated Japan's decision to provide a new tranche of humanitarian aid to the tune of USD 13.6 million for re-building the eastern regions in Ukraine.

"Ukraine is a major beneficiary of Japan's financial assistance," Poroshenko added.

Reporting by UNIAN


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