Media: EU assistance plan for Ukraine lacks sponsors
On Monday the Lithuanian parliament was presented with an assistance plan for Ukraine. This will involve 50 billion euros which Kyiv is supposed to receive over the next 10 years as support for small and medium enterprise (SME).
As Rzeczpospolita reports, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius commented that the so-called “Marshall Plan for Ukraine” needs to involve the EBRD and IMF in addition to EU states. There should also be a corresponding agency in Kyiv to oversee the financing of EU projects. Vilnius is convinced that this would improve investors’ confidence in Ukraine.
Linkevičius admitted that the Lithuanian proposal currently has no …read more