11 Aug 2022 13:55

Copenhagen to give 110-mln-euro assistance to Kyiv - Danish PM

BRUSSELS. Aug 11 (Interfax) - Denmark is set to allot another 110 million euros in financial assistance to Ukraine, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Thursday.

"Today, we can announce a new contribution in the amount of 110 million for weapons, hardware and military training," Frederiksen said at an international donor conference in Copenhagen aired by Danish and European channels.

Danish Defense Minister Morten Bodskov said on Wednesday that Denmark would soon be sending 100 military instructors to the UK for the training of Ukrainian soldiers.

Ukrainian soldiers will also be trained in Denmark, he said.

Meanwhile, German Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday that Germany will continue to supply substantial amounts of weapons to Kyiv.

The government has resolutely put an end to its former policy, and Germany is supplying a large number of long-range, effective weapons and plans to continue to do so in the near future, the newspaper Handelsblatt has quoted Scholz as saying at a press conference.

The chancellor did not provide details of German weapon deliveries.

Scholz described the Ukraine situation as the most pressing challenge to Germany and said Berlin was preparing for the respective fallout for Europe and the entire world.