The U.S. asking creditors to begin without delay to perform the steps for restructuring the debts of Ukraine, said the Head of the U.S. Treasury Jacob Lew.
Pour in circulation for print called agreement on restructuring " an important step to provide economic opportunities and stability for the people of Ukraine ", reports news Agency." We welcome the announcement about the fact that the Ukrainian authorities have reached agreement with the creditors ' Committee on the terms of debt restructuring, consistent with the ambitions of Ukrainian program of the IMF ", - the document says." the agreement will give the opportunity to improve the state of Ukrainian public finances, will give the government a breathing space to implement its ambitious agenda of reforms and strengthen the foundations for economic recovery and improvement In the leading role of the private sector ", - said the Head of the Ministry. In this context, Lew reminded about the fact that Kiev and previously had made " significant efforts ", for example, in improving the business climate and the fight against illegal activities of officials and noticed that " these efforts are fully supported by the United States ". The Minister of Finance of the USA particularly specified primacy in economic issues from the President, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Ukraine. The last post is currently Ukrainian American Natalie Jaresko.
Lew tried to convince " the creditors under the debt restructuring, without delay, begin to take the steps needed to complete the operation that is critical to the future prosperity of Ukraine "." A strong and stable Ukraine is in the interests of the Ukrainian people, the neighbors of Ukraine, its international partners and investors, " he noted. Kiev asked the Russian Federation " to accept the rules of writing off other creditors ". However, the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov said that Moscow will not do it. The Russian Minister also said that the $ 3 billion that Russia received from Ukraine, is expected to be spent on development of infrastructure. The Ukrainian side said that the Russian Federation in case of disagreement with the terms of the debt restructuring of Ukraine may enter into individual dialogues.