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POST TIME: 3 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
EU announces 35m euro aid package for Venezuela crisis
AFP

EU announces 35m euro aid package for Venezuela crisis

The EU announced a 35 million euro ($41mn) aid package on Friday to counter the effect of Venezuela’s economic crisis, which has sparked one of the biggest exoduses in Latin American history, reports AFP from Vienna.

“I can announce today that the European Union just adopted a package of humanitarian aid of 35 million euros to support Venezuelans both inside Venezuela but also in the neighbouring countries and the host communities,” EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said after a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Vienna.