The European Union is preparing a large-scale program to restore Donbas
10:38 / 15 Feb. 2017 / 634
The EU is preparing a large-scale program to restore Donbas stated by the representative of Malta’s EU Presidency Ian Borg during a debate in the European Parliament on the issue of the deteriorating situation in the east of Ukraine.
“We are preparing an important EU program for government-controlled areas of Ukraine along the contact line, which aims to support economic development, social integration and the creation of new jobs”, – the representative of the European Union said.
Ian Borg admitted that program based on the financial plan for the years of 2018-2020 and involved large-scale reconstruction of territories in eastern Ukraine, however, it’s possible.
Ian Borg assured that the issue of Ukraine remains one of the top priorities on the agenda of EU policy.
The companies located on the territories beyond the Government control in Donbas paid 32 bln UAH to Ukrainian budget.
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