Alexey Bogdanovsky. 1st Deputy Director of the IMF David Lipton met with Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Minister of Finance Natalia Jaresko, said the press service of the Fund.
Discussed the implementation of the programme of economic reforms with the assistance of the IMF, said the Fund, without going into Details.
before Tuesday, the Deputy head of the IMF tried to convince the restructuring of Ukraine's debt. According to Lipton, debt restructuring is key to stabilizing the country. In addition, Lipton reiterated earlier statements by the IMF that Kiev has made collision with "massive challenges" and that the Ukrainian government is " committed to reform ". In addition, Lipton gave to understand that the Fund can continue to Finance of Ukraine, even if it will allow the default to private creditors." we have a policy of lending at debt (lending into arrears), which allows us to continue lending to the country if she has debts to private creditors and to provide compliance of the state with all its other obligations to us, " said Lipton.
Authorized the IMF had previously stated that they hope the agreement of Ukraine with the creditors, although distanced from the negotiations, stressing that the IMF does not participate in them. IMF is the largest official creditor of Ukraine.