On Thursday, the country’s Cabinet will present draft amendments in the state budget for this year envisaging funding of restoration works in the east of the country, he said. Meanwhile, Yatsenyuk believes that in current conditions “everybody should make investments, everybody should donate to restore networks, infrastructure and bring the life in Donbass (the main Ukrainian coalmining region) back on normal track.”
Investors from the European Union plan to hold a donor conference in September, he added. “We expect aid from our Western partners to restore Donbass, its infrastructure and provide local residents with jobs,” Yatsenyuk said. The prime minister noted that the EU mission would visit Ukraine soon to estimate the level of destruction, “after that we will agree jointly on required amount of funding and technical aid.