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Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine

Date
2022-12-09
hit
8358

1. A chartered flight carrying about 100 tons of humanitarian aid to Ukraine from the Korean government will depart from Incheon on two separate occasions, December 11 and December 25.


o  The humanitarian assistance to be transported this time includes vaccines for children, medical equipment, emergency medical supplies and power generators.


- In particular, the generators are provided in order to meet Ukraine’s urgent humanitarian needs for heating and electricity during the winter.


2. Park Yongmin, Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs, met with the Ukrainian Ambassador to Korea Dmytro Ponomarenko at the Incheon International Airport Cargo Terminal on December 9 and observed the preparation of humanitarian aid items that will be delivered by the chartered flight.


o  Deputy Minister Park, recalling that the Korean government has pledged a total of US$100 million in aid to Ukraine, said that he is pleased that Korea would deliver its commitments to Ukraine with the completion of the upcoming two shipments.


o  Ambassador Ponomarenko thanked the Korean government for its support and said that Korea’s assistance is of great help to the people of Ukraine suffering from the war.


3. With the hope that the assistance will help relieve the suffering of Ukrainians, the Korean government will continue to provide humanitarian aid to Ukraine in the future.