The Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko, explaining the payment of the Russian Federation on the debt, the period which begins on 20 June, said that Ukraine currently pays for all their obligations.
"We currently pay for all its obligations," said Jaresko correspondents on Tuesday.
Russia at the end of 2013 bought sovereign bonds of Ukraine for $ 3 billion, the repayment date of the next coupon on these bonds is June 20. Ukraine has to pay 75 million dollars.
Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak stated before that the Russian Federation is awaiting receipt of the next payment on the debt of Ukraine on 22 June (20 June falls Saturday), non-payment will constitute a default.
the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the end of may signed a bill authorizing the government of Ukraine to establish a moratorium on payments on a small external debt obligations. In the list of similar obligations entered and Eurobonds purchased by Russia. Before the Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko said that Ukraine will be forced to impose a moratorium on payments on a small external debt obligations in the event the agreement with the creditors will not be achieved this summer.