Prime Minister explains reasons for postponing IMF tranche consideration

The International Monetary Fund has postponed consideration of the issue on allocation of the tranche for Ukraine to clarify macroeconomic indicators in 2017 due to the negative consequences of the energy and economic blockade.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said this on the air of Ukraina TV Channel on Sunday, the Government’s portal reports.

Answering a question about information on a decision of the International Monetary Fund to postpone consideration of the tranche issue for Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman noted that this happened "in order to assess macroeconomic indicators in 2017" due to the negative consequences caused by the energy and economic blockade.

"This is another challenge for me as a Prime Minister in order to cope with it," he said.

He has noted that the government even in such difficult conditions is working on the pension reform that will ensure justice and lead to an increase in pensions.


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