Kiev has spent two million on a visit by the head of NATO

Киев потратил два миллиона на приезд главы НАТО

Petro Poroshenko and Jens Stoltenberg, NATO SG in Kiev

For the delegation of the Alliance ordered the Embraer 190.

A two-day visit by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in July this year cost Ukraine millions of hryvnia. Only for the flights of the delegation of the Ministry of foreign Affairs paid 2,173 million, Vesti reported with reference to data in the system Prozorro.

The need for this tender officials justify the fact that the event took place at the initiative of the Ukrainian side.

The delegation included representatives of 29 countries Slanov NATO, representatives of headquarters. Only about 100 people. The Ministry of foreign Affairs provided them with the flight Brussels-Kyiv (arrival in Kiev on July 9 and a return flight July 10). The tender was won by the shipping company MAU, which brought NATO troops in Kiev – irregular special flight. Competitors in the tender were not, therefore, to reduce the amount of transportation was not possible.

For Charter using aircraft Embraer 190, which can accommodate up to 106 passengers. In addition to flights, UIA undertook to feed the passengers during the flight.

Note that the annual budget of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine is about 4 billion hryvnia. Of these, nearly 3 billion spend on minimum life support of the Ministry and Ukrainian embassies worldwide (salaries and utilities). But the remaining billion for additional services. It turns out that for a one-day visit of Stoltenberg spent 2% of the annual budget.

As reported Корреспондент.netduring a recent visit to Kiev, Jens Stoltenberg, said that Ukraine should go to NATO with a “substantive partnership.”

NATO has provided Ukraine with almost 40 million euros