Ukraine wants to receive from international lenders private loan for the purchase of gas on subsequent heating period, said Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn. The European Commission, according to him, offers to Kiev to apply for these purposes, the allocation of funds under our existing credit program of the IMF.
"They want it to be something together, together, or not entirely of existing programmes (IMF - ed.) We say that all of these funds going to the Bank, - They go to the reserves and is already fully planned out, because we need additional funds," said demchyshyn reporters on Thursday.
A new four-year program of financial assistance to Ukraine was approved by the IMF Board in March. In the framework of international creditors over four years will provide Ukraine with USD 40 billion, and among them the IMF - 17, 5 billion.
Demchyshyn confirmed that Kyiv estimates the necessary additional funds for the purchase of gas in 1-1. 5 billion dollars." I think