The EU proposed to take the patronage of the cities of Donbass

ЕС предложили взять шефство над городами Донбасса

Each EU country can take over the patronage of the city of Donbass

The countries of the European Union can help in the revival and restoration of the infrastructure of cities in the East of Ukraine affected by the fighting.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko suggested the initiative, according to which each EU member state prepares a program of mentorship for a separate Ukrainian cities of Donbass. On Monday, may 14, the press service of the President of Ukraine.

It is noted that the idea Poroshenko discussed with the President of the parliamentary Assembly (PA) of the OSCE Giorgi Tsereteli.

“The President proposed the initiative to each EU country has prepared a program of mentorship for a separate Ukrainian cities of Donbass, contributing to their revival and rehabilitation of infrastructure”, – stated in the message.

In addition, the two sides discussed the security situation in the Donbas and the necessary initial steps to achieve progress in the peaceful settlement, particularly the initiative for the placement of the UN peacekeeping mission.

Recall that USAID will provide $125 million for the economic development of Donbass. The funds are intended for Donbass and “those of the surrounding areas, which felt the impact of the Russian aggression”.

Earlier it was reported that Japan will give four million dollars for the restoration of Donbass. The aid will go to the restoration of infrastructure of Donetsk region – both occupied and controlled by the Ukrainian government part of it.


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