NATO to join anti-IS coalition but unlikely to engage in combat — chiefWorld May 26, 0:23
Russian Foreign Ministry: OPCW not rushing to investigate chemical incident in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 25, 21:28
Russia’s legendary barque Kruzenshtern calls at Belgian portSociety & Culture May 25, 20:26
OPEC and non-OPEC countries to develop cooperation outside Vienna agreementBusiness & Economy May 25, 19:44
Russia squared-off with Western media blitz to smear World Cup preparationsSport May 25, 19:35
NATO seeks to continue and expand dialogue with RussiaWorld May 25, 19:01
WADA offers pole vaulter Isinbayeva post of ambassador for clean sports in Russia — sourceSport May 25, 18:57
Lavrov keeps close eye on situation with jailed Russian pilot in USRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 25, 18:51
Belkomur rail project brings new opportunities to Russia’s Arctic regionsBusiness & Economy May 25, 18:46
KIEV, September 17. /TASS/. Ukraine is capable of once again restructuring its state debt in case of escalation in the country’s east, Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said when addressing the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (parliament), which is considering the law on state debt restructuring.
"If a country faces a difficult situation, Ukraine like any obligator is always capable of once againt restructuring its debts," she said.
"You can see what happened to Greece not long ago, they’ve had restructuring not once and not even twice," she added.
Ukraine's public debt at the end of the year will amount to 91% of the country’s GDP, while the National Bank of Ukraine expects the figure to reach 95% of the GDP. Ukraine’s state budget for 2015 includes revenues of 502.26 bln hryvnia ($23.14 bln), expenses — 566.87 bln hryvnia ($26.12 bln), deficit limit — 75.82 bln hryvnia ($3.49 bln), or 4.1% of GDP, debt ceiling — at the level of 1.394 trillion hryvnia ($64.24 bln).