Ukraine to stabilize the national economy needed additional financial support, which would have exceeded the promised aid, said the Minister of Finance Ms. Jaresko.
"Package (aid), which we already have, is required to stabilize the monetary banking system, but not enough to seriously re-start growth and help growth," she said in the interview to the newspaper after talks with his American counterpart Jacob Lew in the U.S. capital." I dream big support, " she added.
The Secretary of the Treasury meeting with Jaresko said that the authorities are prepared to toughen penalties with respect to Russia in the event that it considers the actions of the failures of the Minsk agreement on Ukraine. Lew assured Jaresko that North America will continue to work with the international monetary Fund, the world Bank, the EU and other partners, in order " to provide Ukraine strong support for the strengthening of its economic potential.
The IMF Board last week blessed the four-year program of financial assistance to Ukraine in the amount of 17, 5 billion. The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on March 13, said on the receipt of funds from the first tranche under the new credit program of the IMF.