International monetary Fund (IMF) and its shareholders have to Decide on a proposal from Russia regarding the debt of Ukraine before December 8, in the case of a positive decision will be possible to start discussing technical details, such as interest on the loan, told reporters Deputy head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Sergey Storchak.
before the first day of the week the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin said that the Russian Federation made a proposal to restructure the debt of Ukraine at $ 3 billion, allowing it to repay 1 billion in 2016-2018, subject to the provision of guarantees from the US authorities or the EU, or one of the international financial institutions.
"We talked on the problems of technical escort project with our Ukrainian colleagues, is not communicated yet. It's a classic question - from the General to the particular. As long as overall the issues are not resolved, why the particulars to do, " said Storchak, answering the question whether the rules of the loan upon restructuring.
Russia at the end of 2013 bought Ukrainian Eurobonds for $ 3 billion maturing in early winter 2015, released on non-market terms (5% interest). The coupon on the securities is payable semiannually and is 75 million dollars.
"We proceed from the fact that the Coupon will be paid," - said Storchak, answering the question whether Ukraine ought to pay the Coupon in the event of a restructuring agreement.