Ukraine is ready to discuss with Russia the extrajudicial settlement of the question on the debt of $3 billion About it reports Bloomberg with reference to the statement of Minister of Finance of Ukraine Alexander Danilyuk.
“Ukraine “open” for amicable settlement, if it be found reasonable grounds”, – quotes Agency the statement of danyluk. “Ukraine is confident in its legal position and focused on preparing for trial, scheduled for January 2017,” – said in a statement.
It also States that the government of Ukraine expects a positive decision from the IMF on the third tranche.
On Monday, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that Russia still ready to continue talks with Ukraine on pre-trial settlement of the issue of debt. However, he clarified that the Russian side will go for it, if the proposals of the Ukrainian side will be significantly different from the proposals that were willing commercial lenders.
Siluanov said that at the beginning of October he intends to meet with Ukrainian Finance Minister in Washington on the sidelines of the meeting of the IMF and the world Bank, under the mediation of Germany, which previously tried to organize a dialogue between Kiev and Moscow on the debt issue.
The Finance Minister also noted that Russia does not agree with the fact that Ukraine has fulfilled all conditions to receive the next tranche from the IMF. He noted that Russia would vote against the granting of another loan to Ukraine.