Government of Ukraine is to propose amendments
to the State Budget for supporting
internally displaced persons. Prime Minister of Ukraine
Arseniy Yatsenyuk said this at an enlarged
meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of
Ukraine attended by President of Ukraine Poroshenko,
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr
Hroysman, the heads
of the regional state administrations on Wednesday,
Prime Minister has stressed that more than a million people moved from the territories under
temporarily control of the terrorists to other parts of Ukraine.
He reminded that temporarily displaced persons are being
paid a lump sum, every month the Government pays off UAH884 for the disabled and half that amount -
for the able-bodied, as well as allocates
funds for the maintenance of stay
places for internally displaced persons,
including those that Ukraine received
as international aid. "It's billions of funds," he underlined.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk has highlighted
that the state budget doesn’t possess enough money in order to support
internally displaced persons. "We
are to amend the state budget," he informed.
Prime Minister reminded that due to Russian military aggression Ukraine lost
20% of her economy: "The war
in the country takes the lives of
people, as well as destroys the economy."
the same time, Arseniy Yatsenyuk
stressed the Government pays off pensions and salaries,
"It is the responsibility of the Government.
We pay all social
Prime Minister said that the main thing in order to make
power "work as
one single machine": "Everyone should know, what responsibility and efficiency mean. Our task is to bring the confidence in the future,
protect the state, protect the future,
that are being expected by millions."