Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman said in an interview to Reuters, Censor.NET reports.
"During the last IMF mission, we had a constructive and frank discussion about the problems, and we found a common ground that allows us to move on," the official said.
"I do not see anything that would prevent us to get (the next installment, - ed.)," he stressed. "I am optimistic about our continued co-operation with the IMF," Hroisman added.
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"We need to ensure macroeconomic stability," he said. "This requires fighting corruption with deregulation, privatization, and an effective judicial system," he added.
He also said Ukraine could soon expect to receive a $500-million loan from the World Bank to buy gas in exchange for certain conditions, including improving governance at state energy giant Naftohaz.
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