The Cabinet of Ministers curtailed the financing of the state target program on preparation and carrying out of Euro-2012 by 22.4% - up to UAH 126.071 billion because of the decision of UEFA on reducing the number of cities –candidates for receiving Football European Championship 2012 from 6 to 4.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, Family, Youth and Sports Minister Yuri Pavlenko said this at the press conference in the Cabinet of Ministers today.