Ukraine continues to consider its own debt to the Russian Federation in the amount of $ 3 billion commercial and believes that the IMF does not tolerate any opposing recommendations on the issue, told reporters the head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko.
Ukraine is difficult dialogues on restructuring of debts to private creditors. In the list of securities to restructure and got the second anniversary of Eurobonds purchased by Russia on the Irish stock exchange by the end of 2013. However, Russia, from the outset, insisted that the debt does not have the opportunity to qualify as commercial. Before the foreign media revealed that as if the IMF offers Ukraine to translate Russian Eurobonds from the category of commercial debt in the category of state.
"This decision (IMF - ed.) no. I ask you, look at the IMF website and quotes the head and Deputy head of the IMF on the issue. Nothing has changed, " said the Minister.
General state dog of Ukraine is about 70 billion dollars, of which about $ 40 billion foreign debt. The government planned to restructure 22-23 billion loans provided by private lenders, referring to this amount and the debt before the Russian Federation Eurobonds of 3 billion.. While Kiev was calculated according to the results of restructuring to reduce costs in four years, fifteen. 3 billion dollars.
However, the creditors ' Committee headed by Fund Franklin Templeton uniting holders 8, 9 billion dollars of debt, did not want to go on rules of Ukraine, which in addition to lower interest payments insisted on writing off part of the loan. Reaching agreements with private creditors is one of the conditions for continued provision of assistance from the IMF on 17, 5 billion dollars funds and other international lenders.