Germany provides Moldova €50 million to assist with Ukraine refugees
06 April 2022 | 5:30 am
Moldova is one of the poorest countries in Europe, but is taking in the most Ukrainian refugees per capita. Berlin hosted a conference to support the country with an influx of refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine.
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