The United States calls on the European Union to move forward with its plans to provide billions of euros in aid to Ukraine. Meanwhile, the US government will do everything in its power to overcome resistance in the United States, as promised by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
look. “The United States can certainly handle two wars.”
In both the European Union and the United States, support for Ukraine in its fight against the Russian occupiers appears to be faltering. According to Yellin, if one person no longer cares, this can also increase the other’s suspicions.
There is a growing reluctance in the US Congress to divert more aid to Ukraine. At present, it is not agreeing to any new aid. But “President Biden and I will fight to ensure that our support is not interrupted,” Yellen assured her EU colleagues during a meeting in Luxembourg.
50 billion euros
The European Union is considering providing an aid package worth 50 billion euros to Ukraine for the coming years. But member states such as Hungary object. Yellen again told European finance ministers on Monday that aid to Ukraine “is not charity, but an investment in global security and democracy.” And Kiev’s allies “cannot allow Ukraine to lose the war for economic reasons when it proves its ability to succeed on the battlefield.”
Yellen warned that the United States and the European Union were “codependent on each other.” “It is important for Congress not to be alone, but to have partners. The European Union is certainly that partner.” She believes the opposite also applies to the union.
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