17 Jun 2024 14:42

Canada intends to allocate another $38 mln in support of Ukraine

MOSCOW. June 17 (Interfax) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a package of measures worth C$52.4 million (US$38.2 million) in support of Ukraine.

Ukrainian media reported with reference to the Canadian prime minister's website that the package includes C$15 million ($10.9 million) to support children and youth and a number of other social measures.

In addition, the Canadian government is investing C$20 million ($14.6 million) in urgent efforts to replace damaged energy equipment and infrastructure.

Another C$15.4 million ($11.2 million) will be provided to the International Monetary Fund for technical support for Ukraine to pursue economic reforms and accession to the European Union, and as technical assistance from Canadian government experts in the justice and energy sector.

In addition, the Canadian government is investing C$2 million ($1.5 million) to uphold the safe and secure operations of nuclear facilities in Ukraine through the International Atomic Energy Agency.