The European Commission decided to begin the process payments 600 million euros for Ukraine as a credit.
"This is the 1st instalment in the framework of the new programme of macro-financial assistance for Ukraine, which is only 1, 8 billion euros of medium-term loans. The decision is based on the Memorandum of understanding and Agreement about opening of credit line for Ukraine and the EU agreed on 22 may 2015 in Riga ", - is informed in the report of the EC, which leads to the " Ukrainian truth ".
the European Commission stressed that macro-financial assistance is part of the EU programme for the expansion of cooperation with neighboring countries and is designed as an exceptional tool to respond to the crisis to neighbouring EU countries experiencing serious balance of payment problems." within the framework of this EU program helps cover urgent financial needs faced by Ukraine, supporting the country's economic stabilization. In addition, the package of macro-financial assistance the EU will help the Ukrainian authorities in the implementation of major reforms ", - stressed in the European Commission. On 3 July it was announced that the European Bank for restoration and development (EBRD) plans to invest in 2015 to about $ 1 billion in the Ukrainian economy, as well as among them, in the gas sector, subject to the implementation of Kiev reforms. 2 July international monetary Fund (IMF) and Ukraine reached agreement on the level of experts on the allocation of Kiev loan in 1, 7 billion. On 25 June to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko was presented with a draft law on ratification of the Memorandum, according to which the EU will give Kiev more 1, 8 billion euros in credit. At the same time, the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine is not able to afford to pay for servicing the debt, accumulated over three years.