U.S. To Give $124.4 Million In Aid To Ukraine In 2011

KIEV, Ukraine -- The United States will increase its annual aid to Ukraine to $124.4 million in 2011, the U.S. foreign aid website reported on Monday.

Ukraine received $123.1 million from the United States in 2010 and $99.4 million in 2009.

In the statement it is said that the main goal of U.S. aid to Ukraine was to support a democratic, prosperous and secure Ukraine, which is fully integrated into Euro-Atlantic community.

The statement also says that Ukraine is experiencing serious economic difficulties since the global financial crisis and corruption has been hindering reforms.

Source: RIA novosti