Japan Considers Doubling Humanitarian Aid, Loans to Ukraine

The Japanese government is considering extending additional humanitarian aid of $100 million to Ukraine and neighboring countries on Thursday.

Japan’s government has already decided to extend $100 million in emergency humanitarian assistance on March 11. The additional aid will bring the total to 200 million dollars.

Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida Fumio will reportedly announce the new aid at an emergency summit of the Group of Seven nations, to be held in Belgium on Thursday to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Kishida will also announce a personnel contribution in the medical field.

Japan’s government also considers doubling emergency loans to Ukraine to $200 million and sending Self-Defence Force medical officers to support Ukrainian refugees in Poland and other neighboring countries.

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