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 IMF expects direct Ukraine-Russia talks on restructuring of Putin’s loan to Yanukovych

The International Monetary Fund expects that the issue of Ukraine's debt to Russia will be resolved through direct negotiations.

The key Ukraine's debt holder -- the International Monetary Fund -- expects that the issue of Ukraine's debt to the Russian Federation in the amount of $3 billion issued in Eurobonds which falls under restructuring will be resolved through direct negotiations between Ukrainian and Russian authorities. The IMF External Relations Department told UNIAN, Censor.NET reports.

According to the IMF, at a recent meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, the Russian side has submitted its proposal for a debt transaction that may be carried out in the context of the program of cooperation between Ukraine and the Fund. However, the IMF External Relations Department reiterated that the Fund expected direct discussions on the issue of debt between the Ukrainian and Russian authorities.

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