MOSCOW, March 31. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s Finance Ministry says it hopes Ukraine will pay its debts on time.
“We hope that the measures to be taken by Ukraine, along with financial aid, will allow (the conuntry) to balance the budget and pay debts,” Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told Rossiya 24 TV Channel on Monday.
“As for the IMF (International Monetary Fund) aid to Ukraine, it will depend on the work of the mission and its experts,” Siluanov said.
“A decision has to be taken by the IMF Board of Directors,” he said, adding that Russia “will hold consultations with IMF colleagues."