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Friday, December 8, 2023

Slovenia supports further sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

By: P.T., STA

Foreign Ministry State Secretary Marko Štucin expressed Slovenia’s support for the European Commission’s proposal to impose additional sanctions on Russia over the war in Ukraine which are being discussed by the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

Štucin also said Slovenia supported continued aid to Ukraine, including for critical infrastructure and institutions, and all efforts towards post-war reconstruction. The EU foreign ministers agreed that the bloc will allocate an additional EUR 500 million for aid in arms for a total of EUR 2.5 billion, the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell announced.

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