Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Canada Christia Freeland at a meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bankers in Germany on May 20 announced an additional loan of CAD250 million ($ 195 million) to Ukraine through an account managed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Of Ukraine.
„We will continue to work to hold Putin and his henchmen accountable for their illicit war and to ensure that Ukraine has the resources it needs to win. This new loan is an important contribution to these important efforts,“ the statement said. website of the Government of Canada word Freeland.
According to him, together with previous financial support, this loan brings Canada’s financial obligations to Ukraine to CAD1.87 billion this year. This funding is provided separately and in addition to substantial military assistance, humanitarian assistance and immigration efforts, the release said.
Canada has previously pledged up to CAD1 billion for an IMF-managed account for Ukraine in the 2022 budget in addition to CAD 620 million in bilateral loans earlier this year.
Since February 2022, Canada has also provided military assistance to Ukraine in the amount of more than CAD620 million.