On Friday, 27 January, the Belgian government decided to allocate a €92 million military aid package for Ukraine, HLN reports.
"Today, the Council of Ministers has decided to send Ukraine a new military aid package worth 92 million euros," said Prime Minister Alexander De Kroo.
Belgian Defence Minister Ludivine Dedonder clarified that the aid package includes air defence missiles, anti-tank missiles, machine guns, grenades, ammunition, trucks and armoured jeeps. Some of this will be taken from the Belgian Defence Ministry's warehouses, and some will be purchased from private companies.
In addition, Belgium is providing €69 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The country has also frozen 58 billion euros worth of Russian assets.
On 26 November, the Belgian government approved a military aid package for Ukraine that includes mobile laboratories and underwater drones. Belgium has also allocated 150 thousand euros for cultural sphere support. In total, Belgium has already provided assistance to Ukraine worth 146 million euros.