Latest News

Germany to pledge additional 50 million euros in winter aid for Ukraine


Germany to pledge additional 50 million euros in winter aid for Ukraine By Reuters

Breaking News


Economy 20 minutes ago (Dec 13, 2022 11:14)

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock speaks during a news conference with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi (not pictured), at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin, Germany November 15, 2022. REUTERS/Miche

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will approve another 50 million euros ($52.68 million) in winter aid for Ukraine in response to Russian attacks on energy infrastructure there, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said at a donors’ conference in Paris on Tuesday.

This comes on top of 160 million euros already pledged by Berlin at a conference in Bucharest earlier in the year.

Baerbock said Germany was working to deliver generators, blankets and heating fuel to Ukraine over Christmas, as Russia’s pummelling of power facilities causes power shortages in many parts of the country.

The Russian president wants to break the people of Ukraine “and we will not allow this,” the German minister told reporters.

Russia, which invaded Ukraine in February, has increased attacks on energy facilities in recent weeks, saying strikes on vital infrastructure are militarily legitimate. Ukraine says attacks intended to cause civilian misery are a war crime.

($1 = 0.9491 euros)

Germany to pledge additional 50 million euros in winter aid for Ukraine

Our Apps

Terms And Conditions
Privacy Policy
Risk Warning

© 2007-2022 Fusion Media Limited. All Rights Reserved.

Risk Disclosure: Trading in financial instruments and/or cryptocurrencies involves high risks including the risk of losing some, or all, of your investment amount, and may not be suitable for all investors. Prices of cryptocurrencies are extremely volatile and may be affected by external factors such as financial, regulatory or political events. Trading on margin increases the financial risks.Before deciding to trade in financial instrument or cryptocurrencies you should be fully informed of the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite, and seek professional advice where needed.Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. The data and prices on the website are not necessarily provided by any market or exchange, but may be provided by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual price at any given market, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Fusion Media and any provider of the data contained in this website will not accept liability for any loss or damage as a result of your trading, or your reliance on the information contained within this website.It is prohibited to use, store, reproduce, display, modify, transmit or distribute the data contained in this website without the explicit prior written permission of Fusion Media and/or the data provider. All intellectual property rights are reserved by the providers and/or the exchange providing the data contained in this website.Fusion Media may be compensated by the advertisers that appear on the website, based on your interaction with the advertisements or advertisers.

Bank of England warns of rising pressure on UK households and businesses

Previous article

Gold Technical Analysis: Gold is Selling Off – 13 December 2022

Next article

You may also like


Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Latest News