Kiev will introduce a moratorium on the payment of 3 billion dollars of debt, If Russia will not agree to its restructuring, said the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"Unfortunately, we had an offer to negotiate on October 29, but the Russian Federation refused to negotiate. Currently depends on Russia, if she wants to continue the dialogue. If Russia does not agree, the Cabinet will impose a moratorium on the payment of the Russian Federation 3 billion of debt, "- said Yatsenyuk, RIA " Novosti ".
He once again drew attention that the Russian Federation will not receive better terms than other creditors. 30 October reported that the Ukrainian government plans to adopt an opinion on a moratorium on the payment of Russian debt in 3 billion dollars. On the last working day of the week the head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko acknowledged that If Ukraine does not make a payment of Russian bonds for $ 3 billion, then Moscow can declare a default of Kiev. Later, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine announced the completion of the restructuring of public debt, noting that the holders already receive fresh bonds and derivatives. Similarly, in the statement it is reported that Ukraine regrets that the Russian Federation did not give consent to restructuring the debt, but is ready to seek resolution of the situation with the Russian side. On October 26 the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that If Russia wants Ukraine returned to her at least part of the debt in 3 billion dollars, it has until October 29 to accept the terms of Kiev to its restructuring and partial retirement. According to the Ukrainian Prime Minister, otherwise Moscow will have to go to court. For its part in the Russian Finance Ministry told that the Russian Federation will not take part in the meetings of private creditors of Ukraine on restructuring the debt of Kiev. The head of the Ministry of Finance Anton Siluanov said that the requirements of the Russian capital To Kiev are bound to have a privileged status in comparison with the requirements of the private creditors, because the debt in 3 billion dollars is a sovereign loan. Also, the Finance Minister said that the Russian Federation will take legal action to protect its interests as a creditor, If Ukraine will repay the debt in 3 billion dollars at the beginning of winter.