To battle with illegal activities of officials in Ukraine and the implementation of tax reforms the USA will allocate to Kiev a third tranche of $ 1 billion, promised U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, President Petro Poroshenko, informs the White house.
Biden and Poroshenko discussed on Thursday by phone the issues of conflict resolution in the Donbas and the situation in the economy in the Republic, RIA " Novosti ".
"The Vice President drew attention to the preparedness of the United States to provide a third loan to Ukraine in amount of billion dollars during efforts inquiry and prosecute bribery, and to ensure that the tax reform of Ukraine is held in Accordance with the IMF program ", - reported in the report. Also Biden has paid my respects Poroshenko with the last local elections in Ukraine, calling it a " milestone in the democratic development of the country ". At the end of October the head of the U.S. Department of Commerce penny Pritzker stated that the U.S. President Barack Obama is going to take steps to provide the 3rd tranche of macroeconomic aid to Ukraine for reforms in the country in the coming months. May 18, Kiev agreed with the United States on the allocation of Ukraine loan guarantees for $ 1 billion. In addition, Washington has offered Kiev 1 billion dollars of credit guarantees in the case of successful reforms in mid-October stated that North America will provide additional humanitarian assistance to Ukraine for fifteen million dollars.