The deputies of the European Parliament voted for the allocation of Ukraine of the 3rd package of financial assistance in the amount of 1, 8 billion euros in the form of loans of up To fifteen years.
According to the initiative of the European Commission, the funds are able to be provided in the form of loans for up To fifteen years to overcome the recession of Ukrainian economy, reports news Agency. The condition for the transfer of this assistance should be " implementation of a coordinated EU programme of reforms in Ukraine." These funds do not have the ability to be used for military purposes, " drew the attention of the Commissioner on the problems of the Euro and of social dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis. He also said that " 1st tranche under this assistance, Ukraine will have the opportunity to receive early as summer 2015." The fact that the European Commission according to the tradition goes on summer vacation in the last month of summer, RIA " Novosti." I Wish to stress the urgency of this decision in view of the urgent financial needs of Ukraine and the need to make the first transfer Before summer vacation, " said Dombrovskis at the hearings in the European Parliament. During the discussion, the majority of the European people's representatives stressed the need " to meticulously monitor the use of these funds." Should not be allowed to 1 billion euros went on reform, and 0, 8 billion European taxpayers - in the pocket of the oligarchs, " said Commissioner speaker faction of the European Parliament - the European people's party. Before the end of the year, Kiev has a chance to get a maximum of two-thirds of this amount is subject to the fulfillment of their promises of reform. on March 19, the allocation of these funds supported the EU summit. Before the last working day of the week, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the government has started operations on external debt restructuring. However, yesterday the Ukrainian Minister of Finance Natalie Jaresko said that the West is obliged to provide Ukraine with additional cash assistance except for a package of 40 billion dollars, because the country is bankrupt will cost more. on 13 March, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine assured the admission of the first tranche in the amount of $ 5 billion in new loan program international monetary Fund. Just this year she was promised $ 10 billion. However, to rely on dedicated IMF money will go to investments in the destroyed economy of Ukraine or on social grants, as hopeful certain Ukrainian people's representatives, not worth it." IMF gives loans only to replenish its gold reserves and not fully paying debts for gas. All. Any subsidies, " - said the newspaper VIEW, the General Director of the Ukrainian analytical center Oleksandr Okhrimenko. Before the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk confirmed the fact that the IMF tranche Cannot be used for social needs.