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KIEV, February 25. /TASS/. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has demanded on Wednesday an urgent meeting of the parliamentary coalition for adopting a number of laws to stabilize the country’s financial system.
"I request the parliamentary coalition to immediately gather for an extraordinary parliament meeting on stabilizing the Ukrainian financial system," the premier said at a meeting of the Ukrainian government.
"The whole package of bills for getting IMF assistance part of which will be used for gold and currency reserves and make it possible to stop the panic and recover the [hrivnya] exchange rate is already in the parliament," Yatsenyuk said. "We’ve held consultations with all coalition factions, except the largest [Petro Poroshenko bloc]. There was no major disagreement on these bills."
"Together with Finance Minister [Natalya Yaresko] we'll go to [Petro] Poroshenko now and ask him to invite [National Bank head Valeria] Gontareva to report the real state of affairs - which measures are being taken and how to restore Ukrainians’ confidence in the national banking system," said Yatsenyuk.