Poroshenko called the condition under which Ukraine could «do without the IMF»

© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Lazarenkova in Photobacterium of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. Archival photoPoroshenko called the condition under which Ukraine could «do without the IMF»© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Lazarenkova the image Bank

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine could do without IMF loan, if not forced debt payments in 2019.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman on 19 October reported that Kiev and the IMF as a result of negotiations agreed on a new program that will begin operating in 2019. The IMF confirmed that it has reached an agreement with the Ukrainian government on a new credit loan for 14 months, the amount of funding equivalent to $ 3.9 billion. The Fund reported that it intends to approve the new program for Ukraine in the current year following the adoption of the state budget of Ukraine for the year 2019.

«The current state of the economy would allow the country to do without borrowing, if not the peak payments on old loans. 54 billion dollars is the total debt legacy, which has acquired the current «fighters for the truth» in 2007-2013, being in power,» said Poroshenko at the meeting with business representatives on Wednesday.

He recalled that the obligation to raise gas prices for the population took on the leader of the party «Fatherland» Yulia Tymoshenko, as Prime Minister in 2008.

«The obligation to equalize domestic gas prices with the price of imported gas to Ukraine took in 2008, a Memorandum with the IMF was signed on October 31. Surprisingly, the opposition celebrates. The Foundation was then headed by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who at that time was Prime Minister- «Cherche La femme» (seek the woman — ed.)», — said the President.

Poroshenko called the condition under which Ukraine could «do without the IMF»© Vitaly Podvizhnitsey independence

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