Ukraine hopes to get the 1st tranche of the loan on the new program of cooperation with key creditors - the international monetary Fund in March this year, said 1st Deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine Ihor Umansky.
"dialogues with the IMF are in the final stage. We expect to finish the work before the end of the week, and can be, and today (February 11 - as amended) If We have time to do all the preliminary rules, at the beginning of March can expect to receive funds " - quoted by Uman
before the Reuters citing sources close to the negotiations told that the group of seven countries", IMF discuss the increased aid to Ukraine to $ 40 billion. This amount incorporates the existing program of the IMF's assistance to Ukraine in the amount of $ 17 billion.
the press service of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Last news said that the country expects to increase financial assistance from the IMF, however, about the specific sums it until is not.
According to Umansky, At this point in time, the Ukraine and the IMF agree on four blocks of questions." We until not busy, what it matters, as long as there are ongoing discussions", he said, adding that the story is as well as among them on political decisions and the willingness of the government to make these decisions.