The EU could double the amount of military aid granted

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The European Commission wants to double the amount of EU military aid to Ukraine and proposes allocating another 500 million euros for this purpose, European Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Friday at Versailles, where EU heads of state and government met. gathered at a summit, Reuters and AFP reported.

Borrell said he had made “a proposal to double the contribution (EU), adding another 500 million euros for weapons to support the Ukrainian army.”

“Everyone is aware that we need to increase military support for Ukraine. I am sure that the leaders will approve this money “, he said before the discussions on the second day of the summit, according to AGERPRES.

The EU is also considering imposing more sanctions on Russian oligarchs and the Russian economy, Borrell added.