Dmitry Zlatarev. The United States welcomes the decision of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the restructuring of public debt of the country, said Thursday the Minister of Finance Jacob Lew.
on Thursday, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted a package of government laws, allowing to start the legal procedure for the restructuring of public debt of the country. According to the agreement of Ukraine with the creditors ' Committee, Kiev will write off 20% of the nominal debt - 3, 6 billion of the 18 billion dollars. In addition, given the delay in payments until 2019.
"Rational implementation of the full package of economic, anti-corruption and governance reform is crucial to ensure the sustainability of Ukraine and the implementation of further assistance from world brotherhood," - said in a statement.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine first adopted the provisional rules for the restructuring of the external public debt of Ukraine, which were made on the results of talks in Kiev with the creditors ' Committee, including its perimeter and redeemed by the Federation Eurobonds for $ 3 billion, which in Kiev is considered commercial and not governmental loan. According to these agreements, Kiev will write off 20% of the nominal debt - 3, 6 billion of the 18 billion dollars. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk have said before, that to complete the legal procedures of restructuring the Parliament is obliged to adopt a package of relevant laws.