Vladimir Dobrovolsky. The European Union plans at the conference of the Eastern partnership in Riga on 21-22 may to sign a Memorandum of understanding with Ukraine required for the allocation of Kiev package of macro-financial assistance in the amount of 1, 8 billion euros, said the EU Commissioner.
"This will be the end of the process, the possible signing of a Memorandum of understanding, complete agreement on the terms between the EU and Ukraine. It has the ability to be signed in Riga, these are our expectations, " said EU Commissioner, who wished to remain anonymous, during the open day in ironsmith.
The Memorandum, which is written in the rules of provision of loan, you need to start allocating funds. Before the EU source reported that the 1st tranche of 600 million euros has the ability to be listed by the end of June 2015, if the Memorandum will be signed in mid-may.
The EU in April blessed the allocation of Ukraine of the 3rd package of macro-financial support at 1, 8 billion euros. These funds will be transferred to Kiev in 2015 and 2016 in three equal parts.