Ukraine submitted an application on granting macro-financial assistance from the EU

© AP Photo / Geert Vanden WijngaertФлаги Ukraine and the European Union. Archival photoUkraine submitted an application on granting macro-financial assistance from the EU© AP Photo / Geert Vanden Wijngaert

Ukraine has applied to the EU for the provision of macro financial assistance, Brussels will consider it for a few months, said the head of the EU delegation in the country, Hugues Mingarelli, the news Agency UNIAN.

According to Mingarelli, the European Commission will evaluate the needs of Kiev in external financing will determine the feasibility of implementing this program.

«If there is a positive decision, the Commission will submit a proposal to the European Parliament and the Council of Europe. All this is expected in the next few months,» he said.

In 2015, approved the allocation of Ukraine financial assistance from the EU in the amount of 1.8 billion euros. The first tranche was in Kiev in the same year, the second – in 2017. Payment of the third tranche is suspended because of the failure of the Ukrainian party to a number of conditions.

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