Next year the European Union will allocate 50 million euros for assistance programs of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Head of Cooperation of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Berend De Groot said this at a meeting with representatives of the Donetsk Regional State Administration in Kramatorsk on Wednesday. “In Kramatorsk, the representatives of the Donetsk Regional State Administration held a meeting with representatives of the Delegations of the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine. According to Head of Cooperation of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Berend De Groot, the EU plans to allocate 50 million euros for Donetsk and Lugansk regions next year,” the regional state administration noted. These funds will be primarily spent on decentralization programs, development of vocational and higher education and medicine, support for small businesses, and strengthening of the security of communities.