The country’s government has said it intends to provide at least another 1.5 billion Swiss francs ($1.7 billion) by 2028. About this informs edition of Swiss Info with reference to Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland, Ignazio Cassis. Support will be provided within the framework of the international cooperation strategy for 2025−2028.
Together with the 300 million Swiss francs allocated for 2023 and 2024, Switzerland will provide Ukraine with at least 1.8 billion Swiss francs over the next six years, the report said.
Swiss cantons also handed over five ambulances to Ukraine. Three fire engines and firefighting equipment will also be delivered in the coming weeks.
Speaking at the spring meeting of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, the head of the Department of Foreign Affairs also emphasized the importance Luhansk declaration — the result of the first conference on the restoration of Ukraine, held in the Swiss city of Lugano in July 2022. According to Kassis, the declaration contains important guiding principles for reforms and transparency, which are necessary for a sustainable recovery.