Russia has offered Ukraine the option of debt restructuring of $ 3 billion, but did not agree with him, if the due comes default, said the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
MOSCOW, 8 Dec. Any other suggestions for Ukraine debt restructuring of $ 3 billion, also announced that Russia does not have, in the case of non-payment occurs a default, said the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
“Russia has proposed to restructure. (Russian President Vladimir) Putin came to Antalya this initiative. With this initiative our counterpart, unfortunately, is not agreed. Any other suggestions from the Russian Federation, no,” he told reporters.
According to Peskov, “respectively, by all standards and international financial relations, because it is a sovereign debt default occurs (Ukraine)”.
Russia has previously expressed a willingness to restructure the debt of Ukraine at $ 3 billion, allowing it to repay 1 billion in 2016-2018, subject to the provision of guarantees for it from the authorities of the USA or the EU or one of the international financial institutions. This year, Ukraine proposed to pay only the interest. However, according to the head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalia Yaresko, “it is contrary to the norms of assistance from the IMF”.