Swedish prime minister Magdalena Andersson met with the foreign minister of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, in Stockholm. During the meeting, she announced a new aid package. The Swedish government will transfer $100 million to Ukraine. Part of the funds is intended for the military build-up of Ukraine. The second part of the money will be spent on supporting the life of the country: the economy and the recovery of regions. According to Swedish politicians, the civilized world cannot allow Ukraine to"lose.
"We cannot let Russia win this unjust and unjustified war. You defend yourselves and your country, but you also defend our common European values and international regulations. Borders must never be changed by violence and war. This is a huge undertaking, and it is our duty and honour to support you in every conceivable way. That is why my government will go ahead with new support packages for Ukraine worth 1 billion Swedish kronor, about $100 m"llion," Magdalena Andersson said.
The minister also added that the brave nation of Ukrainians is part of the Europe family.
"Ukraine is part of the European family, and the European family will help you win this war," Magdalena Andersson.
Sweden has continuously provided assistance to a war-torn country. According to Andersson, they are involved in the construction of temporary shelters for Ukrainians who have lost their homes and help in the export of Ukrainian grain.