In the night from Wednesday to Thursday it became known that the international monetary Fund (IMF), made the decision on allocation of financial aid to Kiev. Against this categorically Moscow. The Russian authorities insisted that Ukraine has not settled the question of the return of Moscow’s debt in the amount of three billion dollars. The experts had previously assumed that the IMF will prefer to turn a blind eye.
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The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, hastened to share the good news in his Twitter. He stressed that the IMF opens the way to the allocation of one billion dollars from the United States and 600 million euros from the European Union.
“It is the decision of the IMF suggests that the world recognizes that Ukraine is undergoing reforms, qualitative changes, the country is movement in the right direction,” he said. Not spared Poroshenko and Russia’s position. According to him, the IMF has become “the aggressor” trying “to put us spoke in the wheel even at the session of the IMF Board of governors”
Before the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow is not going to forgive the debt of Ukraine (Kiev earlier imposed a moratorium on its service). He stressed that Moscow opposes changes to the rules from the IMF under a momentary kind of a political situation.”
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In turn, the Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that Ukraine’s attempts to resolve the debt issue was “fake”. At the same time he criticized the position of the IMF, which earlier said that Kiev had allegedly fulfilled all the conditions for the next tranche.
The Minister reminded that Moscow will defend its interests in court. In January of the following year be held the first meeting in the High court of London.
In an interview MC experts predicted that Russia is unlikely to block the IMF decision on the allocation of money to Ukraine, since it is not enough quotas for the use of the veto (to date it’s only available in the USA).
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