Smeshko: We do not need the IMF and even some borrowing – all of these resources are in Ukraine

Ukraine can do without loans from the International monetary Fund (IMF). This opinion was expressed in the author program editor-in-chief of the Internet edition «GORDON» Alesya Batman on the TV channel «112 Ukraine» ex-head of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU), former chief of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Igor Smeshko.

«We have every reason to forget that we need the international monetary Fund that we do need some borrowing, all of these resources we have. Look at Israel for comparison, drip irrigation… there is nothing at all», he said.

According to Smeshko, with their «30% black world» Ukraine may take a year to 150 million tons of elite grain «with the right modern technology.»

«There is a saying: «VI chomu tak BDN?» – «Bo Dorn». «And chomu turn?» – «Bo ban». Seriously: there is no karma, we have received from God, from our parents is one of the richest countries in the world. …We have the biggest country in Europe, mining and resources Ukraine is among the ten leading countries of the world,» said the former head of the SBU.

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The latest Memorandum of cooperation between Ukraine and the IMF signed in March 2015, within four years, the Fund needs to provide Ukraine with $17.5 billion In the framework of this programme the Ukrainian government has already received four tranches totaling $8.7 billion.

In may 2017, the IMF said that for the completion of the revision of the program expect that the Ukrainian authorities ensure that parliamentary support land and pension reforms, anti-corruption bills and the intensification of the privatization process.

On October 26 the national Bank of Ukraine said that they expect receipt of funds no earlier than the first quarter of 2018.

On December 18, the IMF said Ukrainian authorities have to adjust the price of natural gas on the domestic market to the level of import prices.

Smeshko: We do not need the IMF and even some borrowing – all of these resources are in Ukraine 29.12.2017

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