During negotiations with the International Monetary Fund President Zelensky raised the issue of debt restructuring for Ukraine. He stated this after a meeting of the Servant of the People faction, Interfax reports.
“We also talked about debt restructuring and postponement (of payment of debts - ed.),” the president said.
According to him, the IMF has not yet given an answer regarding these issues.
We recall, March 27 Zelensky said that Ukraine agreed with the IMF to increase programs to $ 8 billion.
“We have revised the growth prospects for 2020 and 2021. Now it has become clear that we have entered a recession - the same bad or worse than in 2009,” the head of the IMF said.
According to her, the Fund is working on a project to restore economies in 2021. At the moment, it is important to localize the coronavirus, and to prevent the transformation of liquidity problems into a solvency problem. The main concern of the IMF is the risk of a wave of bankruptcies and layoffs that can not only undermine recovery, but also destroy the structure of society.