Vladimir Zilinskaite: Daniel Simkin / ZumaPress / Globallookpress.com
Verkhovna Rada Deputy Vadim Rabinovich called the elected President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky to end Ukraine’s cooperation with the International monetary Fund (IMF). The corresponding application the MP done in the air with his own program on the channel 112.ua.
According to Rabinovich, the IMF in Ukraine can be compared with the activity of a “fake doctor” who has “no degree”. The Deputy was outraged that in the absence of improvements in the economic situation in the country, Kiev must pay the IMF about $ 10 billion. According to him, the Fund’s recommendations had a negative impact on the economy.
He also expressed the opinion that Ukrainians should not give the IMF debts because they were taken the fifth President Petro Poroshenko. Rabinovich noticed that in the five years of the presidency Poroshenko IMF acknowledged Ukraine one of the most corrupt countries in the world. According to him, are giving money to corrupt officials, IMF officials or “specially threw a loop” in Ukraine were either “share with them”.
In may analysts of the American Bank JP Morgan has forecast, according to which Ukraine will not be able to receive another tranche from the IMF this year. The reason for this decision can be a “populist approach” of the Ukrainian authorities and their controversial decisions on gas tariffs. In addition, the Ukrainian authorities do not fulfill the conditions of the credit.
In December 2018, the IMF approved for Kiev a loan of 3.9 billion dollars, with condition for the establishment of an anti-corruption court and the reorganization of the fiscal service. In March it became known about plans of the organization to review this decision and the program of crediting of Ukraine in General. The occasion was the abolition of criminal code article on illicit enrichment at the end of February.
Then the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Oksana Markarova said that for payments on obligations provides the third of the budget, which is 418 billion. In addition, according to her, Ukraine in 2019 is required to borrow four billion dollars.
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