The desire of Ukraine to sue Russia because of its government debt looks strange and absurd, writes the German magazine Finanzmarktwelt.
"Have you ever previously heard that the debtor has established its creditor period, in which he is obliged to refuse the claims, and otherwise would threaten to sue? This is generally somewhere maybe?" ? transfers RENT-TV question of the authors Finanzmarktwelt.
for reviews of correspondents of the German edition, the question about the relationship between the creditor and the debtor here is not political, but legal. It is noted that the borrower should behave politely and objectively, the most if he needs easing of conditions on payments." But he insisted, recover and set a date? Rarely where Such a meet!", the authors of the article. On Thursday, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the readiness to sue Russia for debt restructuring, this process he called " legal war ". In addition, it was declared that Kiev is ready to require from the capital of Russia "one trillion" for Crimea and Donbas. Remember, 13 October the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov has told about attempts of the IMF to help Kyiv to freeze the debt to Russia. On the first day of the week the Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Finance Minister Anton Siluanov to discuss with the IMF providing Ukraine with additional assistance in $ 3 billion for debt payments Moscow. On 10 October, following the meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Natalie Jaresko on the sidelines of the summit "the financial twenty" in Lima (Peru) the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov said that the parties have not reached agreement on the restructuring of debt in 3 billion dollars. Before that, Siluanov has threatened Ukraine to court if you do not agree to pay the debt. On 6 October the head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko said that Ukraine has hopes that the international monetary Fund will continue to provide assistance to Kiev in the event of default on the debt Moscow, in spite of the IMF, prohibiting loans to countries that fail to settle debt to sovereign creditors. So Jaresko acknowledged that the Russian Federation is a sovereign holder of the debt, and not private, as before repeatedly stated the Ukrainian authorities.