Kiev wants to pay Russia for the coupon in the amount of 75 million dollars of Eurobonds for $ 3 billion, said the head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko.
"Creditors of Ukraine as long as non-constructive approach to the negotiations on debt restructuring, delay time," said Jaresko, which cites RIA " Novosti ".
"Kiev is planning next week to hold a trilateral meeting with the participation of the division of creditors and the IMF to restructure the debt," added the Minister. Before the last working day of the week the Deputy head of the Ministry of Finance of Russia Sergey Storchak said that the probability of payments Ukraine Russia nearest coupon on Eurobonds is close to 100%. On the first day of the week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he does not consider it necessary to pay repurchased Russia Eurobonds price of $ 3 billion, because they, in his vision, were " bribe Yanukovych ". Explaining this message, the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin is seeking clarification, Lee refuses to Kiev from the continuity of obligations to the Russian Federation and among them financial. Remember, in the early winter of Kiev is obliged to return Russia $ 3 billion. But the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance is trying so hard to give up on Russian government debt in a bid to reduce its status to a commercial debt. Although in reality insinuatio regarding the status of government debt is irrelevant, as the Supreme leaders of Ukraine sign in his complete incompetence. On Thursday, Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said that Russia hopes to receive 22 June 75 million payment from Ukraine for the loan, with any fact of non-payment will be perceived by Russia as an " event of default ". On may 19, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law that will give the ability to suspend payments on restructured debt. The Russian President Vladimir Putin called the decision of Kiev weird. In his vision, the Declaration on the fact of default suggests a low level of professionalism. Also, according to Putin, Russian banks have loan portfolios to Ukraine in the amount of 24-25 billion.