Kiev maintains the previous position to pay its debt to Russia, said the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko.
"The Russian dog is part of the process of restructuring our debt. As far as I know, At this point in time nothing has changed ", — she said on the sidelines of the U.S.-Ukraine business forum in the capital of the USA, transfers RIA " news ".
According to head the Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation Alexei Ulyukayev, Russia expects that Ukraine will try to fulfill their obligations to sovereign creditors. In opinion of Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, the potential of Ukraine's decision to stop the service of the external debt would be contrary to the conditions of the IMF program and not in the interests of Kiev itself." Then it will be strange (in case of the Declaration of default by the end of July), as it will be associated with the program implementation international monetary Fund, which does not default on its obligations, " - said Siluanov. On 25 June, the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko admitted that at the end of July, according to calculations can wait for a technical default. But then during the trip to Lviv, she said that the media misinterpreted her message. June 6, Kiev acknowledged the debt to Russia in $ 3 billion on a par with any other Eurobonds. About this said the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko. On may 28, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law allowing the government to impose a ban on payments by a low external debt obligations. On may 19, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law that will give the ability to suspend payments on restructured debt.