President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani has signed a decision to grant Ukraine a EUR 1 billion macrofinancial assistance, according to Ukraine's Ambassador in Belgium, Representative in the European Union, Mykola Tochytskyi.

"Decision of the EP and the Council providing the Macro-financial assistance to Ukraine amounting 1bn EUR has been signed today by President Tajani and Austrian Presidency on the  eve  of 20th UA-EU Summit. Thanks a lot for the support to all friends of Ukraine in the EU!" Tochytskyi tweeted.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, on June 2, the EU Council approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a fourth macrofinancial assiatance package totaling EUR 1 billion. On June 13, the European Parliament endorsed the corresponding decision of the European Commission.

As reported earlier, on June 13, during the debate in the European Parliament, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis announced a number of requirements to Ukraine regarding the provision of new macro-financial assistance.