The Chairman of the Committee on European Union of the Bundestag (lower house of the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany), member of the party, «CDU/CSU» Gunter krihbaum expressed the belief that Ukraine will receive the third tranche of financial aid from the International monetary Fund in the near future, and the tranche does not depend on the implementation of the Minsk deals.
The Navigator said at a press conference in Kiev, UNIAN reports.
”You know that the queue is a regular third tranche of the International monetary Fund. This decision will be made in the near future”, — said the Navigator.
He noted that there are still some things that need to be done on the part of Ukraine.
«But, in my opinion, yet it comes to the allocation of the third tranche,» — said the Chairman of the Committee on EU Affairs.
The members of the Bundesrat drew attention to the need for reforms, especially in the field of combating corruption.
However, they stressed that the allocation of the third tranche does not depend on the implementation of the Minsk agreements.
«If you put in the dependence of the allocation of the third tranche from the performance or observance of the Minsk agreements, then it would certainly would have been a question of pressure from Russia that would be imposed on Russia. Therefore, the international monetary Fund focuses on the situation in the economic policy, the legal policy of a country», — said the Navigator.
He stated that one of the conditions of assignment can be reforming the pension system, the resolute fight against corruption.
«The IMF wants to see not only the laws but also the implementation of these laws», — said the Chairman of the Committee on EU Affairs of the Bundestag.
Opened in March this year a four-year EFF program with the total volume of SDR12,348 billion (approximately 17,11 billion US dollars at current exchange rates) with the first tranche of 5 billion dollars initially expected quarterly revision of the programme and the allocation in 2015 of three more tranches of SDR1,18 billion (about 1.63 billion dollars) and a decrease in quarterly tranches in 2016-2018 to SDR0,44 billion (0,61 billion).
At the same time, Ukraine managed to get only the first two tranches, the first amounting to 2.7 billion dollars went to the government to support the state budget, while the recipient of the remaining funds traditionally have been the national Bank.
11 January Finance Minister Yaresko explained that the international monetary Fund (IMF) commended the law on state budget for 2016 and adopted the package of legislation, however, for the positive decision of the Fund about the allocation of Ukraine of the III tranche of the program eff EFF official Kiev is necessary to perform the obligations in the field of anti-corruption and other structural reforms.
21 January 2016 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with Lagarde in Davos. «We hope to receive funds the next tranche (the third tranche — ed.) in February,» he said following the discussion.
Granting Ukraine the third tranche from the IMF is independent of the performance «Minsk», said in the Bundestag 02.02.2016