De Guindos: final decisions on the financial aid Ukraine not far from
The Ministers of economy and Finance of the EU (ECOFIN) meeting on Tuesday in Brussels raised the issue of financial aid to Ukraine, but a final decision has not yet, said at a press conference after the talks, the Minister of economy of Spain Luis de Guindos.
"for Breakfast we were notified yesterday findings of the Eurogroup - those who yesterday were not present, those who are not in the Euro area, the program of aid to Ukraine," the Minister said, not adding any details.
last week the IMF and the authorities of Ukraine have reached a preliminary agreement on the extension of financial support to the country. The new program will be filled not only by the IMF, but also money from other sources, which have the opportunity to be the EBRD, the world Bank, the European Union.
According to the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde, over 4 years will be able to collect a total of about $ 40 billion payment for Ukraine, of which the IMF will be to 17, $ 5 billion.
The European Commission in January proposed a third set of macro-financial assistance from the EU on 1, 8 billion euros. Conclusion on the allocation of funds until it is not accepted.