UKRAINE, KHARKIV OBLAST, June 3 — Japan has provided 20 vehicles for medical needs to the deoccupied communities of the Kharkiv region, said Oleh Syniehubov, Kharkiv Oblast Governor.

Syniehubov said the new vehicles were purchased at the expense of the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Government of Japan. 

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, international partners have been helping to restore the medical infrastructure in Kharkiv and in the whole of Ukraine, which was damaged by Russian attacks.

Ukrainian Finance Minister Serhii Marchenko noted that Japan is one of the leaders in supporting Ukraine in all possible ways during the war.

During the full-scale war, Japan has provided $4.6 billion to Ukraine through projects of the World Bank and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

In 2024, Ukraine expects to attract $37.3 billion from international partners. In the first months of this year, Japan was the largest international donor of financial assistance for humanitarian and social purposes.

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  • Kharkiv Oblast has received medicines and medical consumables worth more than $470,000. The aid will be distributed among several regional hospitals, reported the press service of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration.