July 15, 2015 in Washington Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalia Jaresko conferred the debt operation with members of the special Committee of creditors of Ukraine.
Negotiating on restructuring of the external debt of Ukraine, owned by fifteen major funds, the largest of which is Franklin Templeton, were successful, stated the press office. The press office of Ukrainian Ministry of Finance announced that during the meeting the parties managed to iron out the divergences and misunderstandings.
Further meetings between the two sides are scheduled for next week to finalize the terms of the debt operation as soon as possible.
As reported before, since the beginning of last year, Ukraine paid $ 2.2 bln to the credit funds.
December 17, 2013 Viktor Yanukovych and Vladimir Putin arranged to grant Ukraine a loan of $ 15 bln. Ukraine received only $ 3 bln, Russian state banks purchased Ukrainian Eurobonds (Eurobonds were issued on December 20, maturing in 2015, the coupon rate of 5% and its every 6 months payments).
Currently Ukraine keeps negotiations on external debt restructuration; the issue will be considered by the International Monetary Fund.