Possible refusal of Ukraine from its debt obligations should not be discussed in the media, but on a bilateral basis with Russia, said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
"Such proposals, it would perhaps be better and more effective voice on a bilateral basis and not through the media," said Sands, explaining the data about the fact That before the media by the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalia Jaresko as if he had made a proposal to write off 40% of the principal amount of the debt, Which would fulfill the country requirement of the IMF.
He said That the theme of the possible refusal of Ukraine from its debt obligations has already been commented on by the Russian side, and in this case nothing to add ", RIA " Novosti "." As for some specific suggestions, then it is necessary, probably, to request explanations from our respective agencies that are involved - the Ministry of Finance and so forth, " - said the press Secretary of the President. On may 19, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law that will give the ability to suspend payments on restructured debt. The Russian President Vladimir Putin called the decision of Kiev weird. In his vision, the Declaration on the fact of default suggests a low level of professionalism. Also, according to Putin, Russian banks have loan portfolios to Ukraine in the amount of 24-25 billion. Prime Minister Medvedev D. A. Also explained the actions of the Rada. According to him, this decision is truly a Declaration of default at the same time with the Declaration of force majeure on debt. For its part, the Finance Minister of Russia Anton Siluanov said That Moscow will turn to international court if the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will sign the law on the moratorium on the payment of foreign debts.