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Monday, October 24, 2016

“It’s really scary”: Tymoshenko told about the secret deal Poroshenko

The head of the party “Batkivshchyna” Yulia Tymoshenko told about the secret agreement that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed with the International monetary Fund “behind” of the people. Obligations outlined in this document, Tymoshenko called “really scary”.

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Yulia Tymoshenko

The leader of “Batkivshchyna” Yulia Tymoshenko demands to publicize Ukraine’s commitments to the International monetary Fund required for obtaining loans, reports “Interfax”.

According to her, Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman signed with the IMF is “absolutely secret” document, according to which the country is obliged to cancel the moratorium on sale of agricultural land, and increase tariffs on electricity and gas.

Among other unpopular measures – the abolition of preferential preferential retirement of teachers and physicians and reducing the number of employees in these areas, writes the Ukrainian edition of “Vesti”.

Tymoshenko claims that the government together with the President signed the obligation in question “behind the backs of Parliament and the people of Ukraine”. “I have them (docs) keep in hands, it’s really scary,” – said the politician. In her opinion, the obligations prescribed in the agreement, “absolutely idiotic” and “anti-social”, and does not need IMF.

The head of “Batkivshchyna” noted that the main requirement of the Fund to Ukraine is a balanced budget. The government should work in this direction, says Tymoshenko, “then it will not be necessary so to scoff at people”.

The first Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv said that Kiev had not yet signed the renewed Memorandum of cooperation with the IMF. “We absolutely nothing as of now has not signed, the work carried out, there are consultations”, – he said.

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