Ukraine explained its position regarding the upcoming trial with Russia in the High court of London at the suit of the debt at $3 billion, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine intends to prove in court that the debt, which Kiev took the presidency of Viktor Yanukovych, was a bribe in form and content.
“Of course, we will work to prove that it was actually a bribe both in form and content. And that it would consider the London court, gives us more opportunities to do this. We are working on this, and will soon be made available to all relevant messages,” said Klimkin in an interview with “UKRINFORM”.
On the eve of the Russian Ministry of Finance has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine in London’s High court to recover the debt at $3 billion, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that Kyiv was not ready to negotiate on the settlement of debt. The conversion of Russia to the court he called the only solution in this situation.
The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in turn, stressed that it intends “to vigorously defend its interests”. “Ukraine intends and is fully prepared to vigorously defend its interests in relation to these Eurobonds in the English court”, — said the Ukrainian Ministry on Thursday.