Ukraine and the European Union are ready to deepen cooperation within the joint reform program for Ukraine to receive another tranche of macro-financial assistance of 600 million euros by the end of 2017. Such agreement was reached during the meeting of Ukraine’s Prime Minister of Volodymyr Groysman and the European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis. This was reported by the government’s press service.
“Ukraine and the EU are ready to deepen cooperation within the frameworks of the joint reform program launched in 2015, for Kyiv to receive the third tranche of macro-financial assistance 600 million euros worth by the end of this year. Such agreements were reached during the meeting of Groysman and Dombrovskis,” the message says.
Groysman thanked EU delegation for political, economic and social support and informed his interlocutor about the situation in Donbas.
Dombrovskis stressed that Ukraine needs to work on fulfilling the conditions to receive the third tranche till the mid-November so that the EU could complete all the procedures and pay the tranche in December.
As it was reported earlier IMF is ready to exclude land reform from conditions of tranche allocation. The project of the pension reform is submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine after the agreement with IMF.