The Minister of Finance of Ukraine Alexander danyluk said that he had not received proposals from the Russian side about the meeting for the negotiations on the extrajudicial settlement of the dispute on the debt of Ukraine to Russia 3, 075 billion dollars, noting that he is ready for such a meeting, but only through the mediation of Germany and the IMF.
"It was information (about the meeting) from the Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation, there are no concrete proposals about where and when sounds ", – quotes his words RIA " Novosti "." in the course of cooperation (Ukraine) with the IMF has commitments of the Ukrainian side is ready to be to such consultations, for this reason, in principle, if a date has been set, of course, we will participate, but With the mediation of the German party and the IMF ", – he said, adding that the meeting will be out-of-court settlement of the dispute with Russia on the debt.
September 21 Ukraine has expressed readiness to discuss the issue of the debt to Russia in the amount of $ 3 billion in the pretrial order, and among them the upcoming meetings with the IMF in early October. On 8 September, Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said that the London court scheduled a hearing on the claim of Russia to Ukraine on a debt of $ 3 billion on 17-20 January. On 29 July, the source said that the disagreement of the authorities of Ukraine to pay Russia the debt in 3 billion dollars, Moscow is using the court to achieve the freezing of foreign assets of Kiev. July 28, the Finance Ministry said that the Russian Federation filed in London's High court a motion for an expedited ruling on the suit, filed in connection with the failure of Kiev's obligations on the debt to 3 billion dollars. The Ministry of Finance on 17 February, filed a lawsuit against Ukraine in London's High court in order to recover the outstanding bonds of Ukraine a total of 3, 075 billion U.S. dollars. The Ukrainian side insisted that Russia has adopted the same rules as commercial creditors (who agreed to the restructuring). Kiev Is motivated by the desire as if to put the creditors in equal rules. However, the international monetary Fund has officially confirmed that the debt of Ukraine to Russia is a sovereign, not commercial, in other words, has a fundamentally different status. While Ukraine has long denied It. According to the IMF rules, the respect of sovereign debt means it has the ability to be restructured on the same terms as the debt to private creditors – rules for sovereign debt restructuring are required to be by default better. Kiev said that taking into account the position of the Fund, But in the end will not be able to pay the debt without violating the primary rules of the loan.