1. The Korean government has decided to provide an additional US$50 million in humanitarian assistance to help the Ukrainian government, people and refugees facing a severe crisis due to the illegal invasion by Russia.
o So far, the Korean government has provided US$50 million in assistance to support Ukraine, and with this additional commitment, the total contribution will reach US$100 million.
2. The humanitarian assistance will mainly be made up of items that the Ukrainian government needs the most, determined through close consultation with Ukraine.
o The first shipment of such assistance will take place on Tuesday, June 28, and is expected to be received by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine within several days.
3. Considering the growing suffering of the Ukrainian people and refugees due to the prolonged war, the Korean government will strive to deliver the additional aid as quickly as possible in hopes of relieving their pain.
4. With the hope that the assistance will help relieve the suffering of Ukraine, the Korean government stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
Attached: Korean government’s assistance to Ukraine (as of June 2022)