EU planning to send further €500 million in military aid to Ukraine

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The European Union is planning to send another €500 million ($541 million) in military aid to Ukraine to defend against Russia attacks, a senior EU official said in Brussels on Friday. Another €45 million for training Ukrainian soldiers in the EU’s new training mission is to also be decided. Approval is expected from EU foreign ministers at a meeting in Brussels on Monday. The EU has sent six previous packages of military aid to finance weapons and equipment for Ukraine worth €3.1 billion in total. The finances come from a new EU fund to reimburse member states for supplying EU partners with w…

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