Estonia to provide EUR 1.2B in aid to Ukraine until 2027

Estonia to provide EUR 1.2B in aid to Ukraine until 2027

War in Ukraine
President Alar Karis has said that Estonia will provide EUR 1.2 billion in aid to Ukraine until 2027.

He announced this at a joint press conference with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukrinform reports.

"Within the EU, we have already provided assistance worth EUR 5 billion to Ukraine. This support needs to be continued. Estonia's long-term contribution until 2027 will amount to EUR1 billion. Ukraine needs more and better weapons," Karis emphasized.

He added that the EU should increase weapons production so that Ukraine can get everything it needs "not tomorrow, but today."

"Our actions should be aimed at preventing any aggressive war in Europe in the future. Ukraine will have Estonia's support as long as the war lasts," Karis added.

The President also noted that Estonia would annually provide Ukraine with 0.25% of the country's defense budget.

"And we encourage everyone to provide Ukraine with as much assistance as they can until Russia stops its war," he stressed.

As Ukrinform reported, President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Lithuania on January 10. On January 11, he arrived in Estonia.

The Ukrainian president already had talks with his Estonian counterpart, Alar Karis. As expected, Zelensky will also meet with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and deliver a speech in the Estonian parliament.

Related articles

Two exhibitions dedicated to war in Ukraine inaugurated at Chisinau-based museum
The exhibitions titled, War up close, and Fracture. Ukraine, presented by the Embassy of Ukraine in Moldova, were inaugurated at the panoramic hall of the Museum of History of the Chisinau city today.
Ukrainian F-16 photo getting on Russia’s nerves
Yuriy Ihnat, the spokesman for the Ukrainian Air Force, noted that the recently published photo of an F-16 fighter jet with Ukrainian Air Force livery made Russians “nervous”.

Most read

Press Releases


Radev, Erdogan Discuss Bilateral Relations, War in Ukraine and Gaza Conflict
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Antalya and discussed with him bilateral relations, the war in Ukraine and the Gaza conflict, said the Directorate of Communications with the Turkish Presidency. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 3rd Antalya Diplomacy Forum.