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Ukraine Receives 2.5 Billion Euros in Assistance From EU

KYIV (Reuters) – Ukraine received a new 2.5 billion euro ($2.57 billion) tranche of macro-financial assistance from the European Union on Tuesday, Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko said.

“The total amount (of macro-financial assistance) provided to Ukraine from February 24 (by the EU) reaches €6.7 bln,” Marchenko wrote on Twitter.

Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal wrote on Twitter that the assistance was “another step of solidarity,” and expressed gratitude to EU leaders.

(Reporting by Max Hunder and Pavel Polityuk, Editing by Timothy Heritage)

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