Prime Minister Kishida has announced plans to provide an additional $ 300 million in loans to support Ukraine under Russia's military invasion.



He explained at the Japan-US summit meeting scheduled for next week, and expressed his intention to emphasize the stance of continuing support for Ukraine in cooperation with the G7 = seven major countries.

As Russia's military invasion of Ukraine continues, the government continues to provide humanitarian and financial support to Ukraine and neighboring countries, and has already announced that it will provide Ukraine with a $ 300 million loan. increase.



Under these circumstances, Prime Minister Kishida told reporters in Tokyo on the morning of the 19th, "Ukraine continues to be in a very difficult situation. In the midst of this, the financial situation deteriorated due to the invasion of Russia, and short-term financial funds There is also a need for support from the Ukrainian side, and in order to respond to this, Japan must respond as a member of the G7 and the international community. "



In addition, he said, "Japan will double the conventional $ 300 million to provide $ 600 million in financial support in cooperation with the World Bank," and plans to provide an additional $ 300 million in loans. I made it clear.



As a result, the loan to Ukraine will be 600 million dollars, which is about 77 billion yen in Japanese yen.



Prime Minister Kishida said, "Japan is with Ukraine struggling for its homeland. We will continue to strongly support Ukraine in collaboration with the G7 and the international community," said the Japan-US summit meeting scheduled for next week. He explained these policies at the Quad Summit of the four countries of Japan, the United States, Australia and India, and expressed his intention to emphasize the stance of continuing support for Ukraine in cooperation with the G7 and others.

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