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Brnabic: Serbia will spend three million euros on humanitarian aid to Ukraine

She recalled that on March 24, Serbia voted in favor of a resolution on the humanitarian consequences of the aggression

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Photo: Tanjug/Tara Radovanovic

Serbia will provide a humanitarian donation of three million euros to help children and displaced people in Ukraine, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said yesterday at an international donors' conference for Ukraine, which was held in Warsaw.

Brnabic said that Serbia, proceeding from its own experience with a large number of refugees and internally displaced persons in its territory, many of whom are unfortunately still internally displaced, is aware of the importance and need to provide humanitarian assistance to civilians in conflict situations. especially children as an extremely vulnerable category of the population.

"That is why Serbia will give a humanitarian donation in the amount of three million euros to help children, as well as displaced persons inside and outside Ukraine," said Brnabic and added that this help will be sent through the UN system, 1.5 million through UNICEF and 1.5 million through UNHCR.

The prime minister said that since the beginning of the conflict, Serbia has been paying special attention to the consequences, especially on the civilian population, the difficult humanitarian situation and the increase in refugees and internally displaced persons, and added that it is necessary to create conditions for humanitarian aid and support all efforts to end the conflict.

She recalled that on March 24, Serbia voted in favor of a resolution on the humanitarian consequences of the aggression at the UN General ASsembly.

She also noted that on February 27, the Government of Serbia adopted a decision on providing humanitarian aid to the endangered population of Ukraine and for the first time activated the Temporary Protection Mechanism for displaced persons coming from that country.

"Citizens of Serbia sympathize with citizens of Ukraine in their desire to return to normal life where future generations will live without fear of war," said Brnabic.

The international donors' conference was jointly organized by prime ministers of Poland and Sweden in cooperation with presidents of the European Council and the European Commission.


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