The Russian authorities do not discuss the restructuring of the debt of Ukraine at $ 3 billion, if Kiev does not repay the debt on time, but Moscow will be forced to go to court, said Last news senior government source.
"As long as we have even internal discussions on debt restructuring are not. I think We'll need in court to seek repayment of the debt. It is clear that Ukraine will not be possible immediately to return the debt, but I do not think We are compelled in the current environment to restructure debt on some other conditions, " he said.
The U.S. assistant Secretary of state on European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland on Thursday said that representatives of Russia and Ukraine will discuss the issue of debt Kiev before Moscow on the sidelines of the IMF meetings in Lima this week. She said that Kyiv wants to offer Moscow the same rules of debt repayment, private creditors, and in case of disagreement of Russia from these terms of Washington will work with the Ukrainian authorities more options.
the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in the last month of summer said about reaching consensus on restructuring of external commercial debt totaling approximately $ 18 billion. It is planned that Ukraine will be immediately deducted 20% of the principal debt, the repayment of the remaining amount will be transferred from 2015-2023, 2019-2027.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on September 22, issued a decree to start the procedure of restructuring of public debt, or to suspend from September 23 payments for a number of the restructured obligations. Restructuring, for example, applies to Russia redeemed Eurobonds for $ 3 billion, but Osinovka payments of these securities does not apply.