Austria will provide Ukraine with €5M to restore transformer substations

The President of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen noted on February 1, 2023, during his visit to Ukraine’s capital, that the Ministry of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology of Austria would allocate 5 million euros to restore transformer substations in Ukraine, damaged by Russian missile attacks.

Source: The President of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen

“Our ministry will transfer 5 million euros for the restoration of transformer substations in Ukraine,” noted the President of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen during the joint press conference with the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Alexander Van der Bellen also stated that Austria is currently considering the possibilities of supporting the Ukrainian economy and participating in the reconstruction of the country.

According to the Austrian President, a new batch of humanitarian aid will be sent to Ukraine in the coming weeks.

At the same time, answering a question about the prospects of Austria supplying Ukraine with weapons, Alexander Van der Bellen noted that he would support all kinds of ideas for a diplomatic end to the war, but “it’s completely different regarding the provision of weapons.”

See also: Austria handed over 33 generators with a total value of €91,000 to Ukrainian rescuers: photos

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