Poroshenko discussed with EU leaders “the Marshall plan”

Порошенко обсудил с лидерами ЕС "план Маршалла"

Juncker, Poroshenko and Tusk in Kiev on 13 July 2017

In 2018 in Brussels may take the conference for economic assistance to Ukraine.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko discussed with the leaders of the European Union the creation of a “Marshall plan” to support the country. He said this at a press conference following the summit Ukraine-EU in Kiev, July 13.

“We discussed the possibility of a new long-term plan to support Ukraine like the one that was proposed at the summit of the EPP, the so-called Marshall plan”, – he said.

According to Poroshenko, Kyiv will initiate the holding of a conference in beginning of 2018, where it can be adopted a financial aid package for Ukraine.

“In this context, we are instructed to study the possibility of organizing in Brussels a powerful investment conference in early 2018,” – said Poroshenko.

In early July, former Prime Minister of Lithuania, member of Lithuanian Parliament Andrius Kubilius said that a plan of economic assistance to Ukraine and Ukrainians moving from political rhetoric to concrete action.

Kubilius stressed that a “very good preparatory work”, which gives hope for discussion of the plan at the summit of “Eastern partnership” in November in Brussels.