EU allocates millions to Western Balkans, including Kosovo - Gazeta Express

English

Gazeta Express

25/03/2020 18:43

EU allocates millions to Western Balkans, including Kosovo

English

Gazeta Express

25/03/2020 18:43

EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi, said Wednesday the European Union has allocated 38 million to help Western Balkan countries deal with the coronavirus outbreak, Gazeta Express reports.

Varhelyi wrote on Wednesday to all prime ministers of the Western Balkans, including Kosovo to confirm the EU’s support in fighting the COVID-19 pandemics. “I wrote to Prime Ministers of our Western Balkans partners to confirm we stand by the region in fight against coronavirus outbreak. We are allocating €38m for immediate support to health sectors & foreseeing over €373 million reallocation for social and economic recovery,” Varhelyi wrote in Twitter.

The EU office in Kosovo has announced that the EU has allocated five million euro and other financial support to Kosovo institutions. /GazetaExpress/