Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand makes a surprise visit to Ukraine | Europe

Mrs Anita Anand. (Source:

According to, on January 18, Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand arrived in Kiev to meet with Ukrainian authorities and announced the delivery of 200 armored vehicles carrying Senators to Ukraine, as part of a package. military support new.

Canada’s Ministry of Defense announced that Ukraine had made a specific request for the vehicle and that Minister Anand was meeting with local officials, including Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, in the Ukrainian capital.

This aid is worth more than $90 million and is distributed as part of an additional $500 million military aid package to Ukraine announced by Prime Minister Trudeau in November 2022. “.

[Canada phát hành trái phiếu để huy động tiền ủng hộ Ukraine]

In 2022, Ukraine received a record amount of financial support of 32.1 billion USD from Western countries and international organizations. The US, the European Union (EU) give Kiev the biggest aid.

The report published on January 7 by the Central Bank of Ukraine said that with 12 billion USD, the US topped the list of countries financial support largest for Kiev, followed by the EU ($8 billion), the International Monetary Fund ($2.7 billion), Canada ($1.9 billion) and Germany ($1.6 billion).

Also last year, Ukraine received about $3.1 billion through the issuance of foreign currency bonds, an internal government loan.

According to the Central Bank of Ukraine, this year, foreign exchange reserves of Ukraine decreased by 7.9%.

In December, this reserve increased 1.9% from the previous month thanks to increased foreign exchange earnings. Currently, the foreign exchange reserves of Ukraine is 28.5 billion USD.


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