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Ukraine and the Netherlands sign a security agreement

Mar 1, 2024

On March 1, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte signed a bilateral agreement on security cooperation.

The President's Office announced this.

According to Zelenskyy, the agreement provides for the Netherlands to provide €2 billion in military assistance in 2024 and further defense assistance over the next ten years.

The document defines priorities for assistance in the field of air defense, artillery, maritime, and long-range assets, with a special emphasis on strengthening the Air Force, the head of state added.


"The agreement formalizes the principled position of the Netherlands on strengthening sanctions against Russia, forcing it to compensate for losses and bringing the aggressor to justice. According to the document, the Netherlands also supports Ukraine's future membership in the EU and NATO," Zelenskyy wrote on social media.

Author - Olena Madiak, 01/03/2024

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