In Paris, Macron and Zelensky will signal two agreements to assist kyiv | EUROtoday

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The French and Ukrainian presidents will signal two agreements on Friday with 650 million euros within the type of loans and donations to Ukraine to assist native authorities and demanding infrastructure, significantly vitality, focused by Russia. introduced the Élysée on Wednesday.

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Emmanuel Macron will meet on Friday on the Élysée along with his counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky and can maintain a press convention, it was added.

The first settlement ought to make it potential to supply the French Development Agency (AFD) with “provisional funds of 400 million euros in loans and 50 million in donations until 2027” as a way to “expand its activities in Ukraine”.

This will permit the AFD to “deploy its entire range of instruments (…) to intervene in support of Ukrainian local authorities, in coordination and complementarity with donors already present in Ukraine”, defined the Élysée.

The precedence areas of intervention would be the vitality and transport sectors with assist for “the development of administrative capacities”.

The second settlement will concern the institution of a “support fund” for essential infrastructures, endowed with 200 million euros “to assist French firms in future requires tenders (…) within the areas of vitality, transport, water and sanitation, well being and agriculture.

“These funds will be used to finance important projects, to strengthen or supplement failing energy infrastructures” as a result of they’re significantly focused by Moscow, it was emphasised.

Asked additionally in regards to the holding of Emmanuel Macron's press convention on Friday, two days earlier than the vote for the European elections, the Élysée didn’t want to react whereas the president is already criticized by the oppositions for his intervention Thursday night, from Normandy, on the 8 p.m. tv information on TF1 and France 2.