The Dutch government has allocated an additional €2 billion for military aid to Ukraine in 2024. On November 17, Minister of Defense Kajsa Ollongren stated this in a comment to Reuters.
Earlier, the Netherlands announced that in 2024 it would give Ukraine €102 million for reconstruction and humanitarian aid (the amount can be increased if necessary).
According to Ollongren, together with the latest package, the total amount of support for Ukraine during the war will amount to about €7.5 billion.
- On November 3, the Netherlands announced that over the next eight months, i.e. until the middle of 2024, it will provide military aid to Ukraine in the amount of €500 million. The package consists of ammunition. About €260 million will be spent on artillery shells, another €240 million on ammunition for tanks. They plan to transfer them by mid-2024.