At a Government’s
session on June 25, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted he
has rather positive forecasts concerning negotiations on the second bailout tranche
from the International Monetary Fund “despite the difficult situation that
wasn’t accounted for at the beginning of talks with the IMF”.
The Head of
Government reminded a mission of the International Monetary Fund is staying in
Kyiv: “We are holding meetings with the IMF to discuss obtaining the second
tranche of financial assistance for Ukraine”.
“None expected the significant budget
expenditures for defence and security, for actual warfare in anti-terrorist
operations’ area which is still lasting,” he said.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk emphasized
despite all the difficulties the Ukrainian side manages to execute all IMF
”I hope our
partners from the International Monetary Fund will consider all new challenges
and hardships Ukraine faces,” Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted.