Dombrovskis: the EU will assist Ukraine, because there is a military confrontation
The EU has decided to provide cash assistance to Ukraine, because there turned military confrontation, told reporters on the last working day of the week the Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis.
held in Riga on may 21-22 summit of "Eastern partnership" on the last working day of the week will be concluded an agreement on providing Ukraine with financial assistance in the amount of 1, 8 billion euros.
"in this country there are serious problems with governance and illegal activities of officials, for this reason, the agreement provides for the real requirements for improving the situation," - said Dombrovskis in an interview to Latvian radio.
Answering the question why the EU provides cash assistance to Ukraine, and at the same time denied her of Greece, Dombrovskis said that in countries so different situation.
"These issues should not be confused, because in Ukraine there is a military confrontation and the EU must help her," said Vice-President of the EC.
The program "Eastern partnership" includes political Association and economic integration of the EU with Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The last 3 countries last year signed the Association agreement with the EU partnership.