Dutch navy support to Ukraine virtually ideas €1 billion – EURACTIV.com


The Netherlands has now supplied Ukraine with €987 million in navy support, Defence Minister Kajsa Ollongren instructed the Dutch parliament in a letter on Friday.

The full support contains €697 million in gear, €120 million in navy support, €45 million for commercially acquired items, and a contribution of €100 million for the Worldwide Fund for Ukraine, the letter said.

The Netherlands has additionally contributed €25 million to the NATO Ukraine Complete Help Bundle (UCAP).

Within the letter, there may be additionally point out of the sector hospital that the Netherlands, along with Estonia and Norway, will likely be donating to Ukraine. The sector hospital, for which the Dutch will contribute €3.5 million, will embrace an intensive care unit and working room.

Along with navy support, the Dutch despatched an anti-aircraft missile system in April, with armoured Howitzers following on 26 April. The Dutch have additionally made some €20 million in emergency humanitarian support accessible, with an extra €10 million for Moldova, geared toward serving to the nation take care of the move of Ukrainians fleeing conflict.

“Ukraine isn’t alone on this battle. The Netherlands will proceed supporting Ukraine in order that Russia’s aggression might be dropped at a halt and peace can return,” stated Ollongren.

(Sofia Stuart Leeson | EURACTIV.com)

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