06.May .2022 11:30

International donors raise USD6.5B for Ukraine in Warsaw

International donors raise USD6.5B for Ukraine in Warsaw
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The High-Level International Donors’ Conference for Ukraine has managed to raise USD 6.5 billion to help Ukraine.

Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki, while announcing the results of the Donors’ Conference for Ukraine, voiced the amount raised, declared by foreign governments, international organizations, and private corporations, Ukrinform reports.

"I have just received information on the final amount and I am very happy to announce that we have all raised USD6.5 billion,” said the Polish Prime Minister as the news was greeted by a round of applause from those attending the event.

He urged the participants to continue supporting Ukraine and the Ukrainian Heroes, who are now guarding Europe.

The High-Level International Donors’ Conference for Ukraine took place in Warsaw, Poland, on Thursday, May 5. Initiated by Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki and Prime Minister of Sweden Magdalena Andersson, the conference was set to raise funds for the mounting humanitarian needs of Ukraine. Poland and Sweden thus seeked to mobilize substantial pledges to support the UN humanitarian response in Ukraine and to discuss further steps toward supporting Ukraine’s efforts to handle the economic challenges created by the war. The partners of the event were President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and President of the European Council Charles Michel.