Poroshenko to IMF: Ukraine will continue reforms despite crisis in relations in the government

The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, held a phone conversation with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, in which an agreement was reached to prepare a road map for reforms, the Press Service of the President stated.

As noted, Poroshenko stressed that Ukraine will continue reforms despite the crisis in relations between the government and the parliamentary coalition.  In addition, the President stressed the need to restart the Cabinet of Ministers without parliamentary elections, which will only deepen the political crisis and worsen the conditions for reforms.

"Petro Poroshenko emphasized that he is committed to decisive actions to ensure political and financial stability in the country", the message stated

The road map will give a new impetus to the relationship between Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund.  Poroshenko and Lagarde also agreed on the need for urgent adoption of all reform laws by the Ukrainian Parliament.

  Ukraine, IMF, Economy of Ukraine