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    European Parliament votes for visa liberalization for Ukraine
    Apr06

    European Parliament votes for visa liberalization for Ukraine

    The European Parliament (EP) has upheld the European Commission`s decision to grant Ukraine a visa-free regime, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The vote took place as part of an EP plenary meeting in Strasbourg on April 6. Some 521 MEPs voted in favor of the decision, 75 were against, and 36 abstained. As is known, the European Commission...

    Ukraine`s international reserves shrink to $15.1 bln in March
    Apr05

    Ukraine`s international reserves shrink to $15.1 bln in March

    International reserves of Ukraine fell by 2.2%, to the equivalent of $15.123 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine`s website referring to preliminary data as of April 1, 2017. The drop is due to servicing and repayment of state and publicly guaranteed debt in foreign currency. In particular, $ 582.1 million was allocated for...

    NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will visit Ukraine on 6 and 7 April
    Apr05

    NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will visit Ukraine on 6 and 7 April

    The NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will visit Kiev on 6 and 7 April 2017, the organization`s website reports. ”During her visit the Deputy Secretary General will meet with the Prime Minister, Mr. Volodymyr Groysman, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Pavlo Klimkin, the First Deputy Minister of Defence, Mr. Ivan Rusnak...

    Reuters: Iran condemns suspected chemical attack in Syria, offers help
    Apr05

    Reuters: Iran condemns suspected chemical attack in Syria, offers help

    Iran condemned on Wednesday the chemical attack that left scores dead in Syria, offering help to the victims of the incident, according to Reuters. ”Iran condemns any use of chemical weapons, regardless of who has used it and who are the victims,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi was quoted by Tasnim news agency as saying, as...

    Poroshenko in Denmark: Russia undermines peace process in Donbas
    Apr05

    Poroshenko in Denmark: Russia undermines peace process in Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has met with Speaker of the Folketing Pia Kjaersgaard and deputies of the Danish Parliament as part of his official visit to the Kingdom of Denmark to discuss the situation in Donbas, according to the president`s press service. The parties discussed the security situation in Donbas and the implementation of...

    Ukraine wants to get another $8 bln in loans by year-end
    Apr05

    Ukraine wants to get another $8 bln in loans by year-end

    Ukraine plans to receive from international partners another $8 billion by the end of 2017, including three more disbursements from the International Monetary Fund, that is $1.9 billion in May, and in August and September, $1.3 billion each, according to an updated memorandum on cooperation between Ukraine and the IMF under the Extended Fund...

    Ukraine-IMF Memorandum assumes restructuring of ”Yanukovych debt”
    Apr05

    Ukraine-IMF Memorandum assumes restructuring of ”Yanukovych debt”

    The updated Memorandum on cooperation under Extended Fund Facility signed by Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund assumes that the restructuring will be achieved of a $3 billion ”Russian debt” on general terms, applied to other holders of Ukrainian Eurobonds, who have agreed to restructuring. ”It is assumed that the Russian-held bond will...

    Turkey indicates Ukrainian preference for Altay tank engine tech – media
    Apr05

    Turkey indicates Ukrainian preference for Altay tank engine tech – media

    Turkey may ditch attempts to obtain Japanese and Austrian technology to develop a ”national engine” for its first indigenous new-generation tank in the making, instead turning to Ukraine, according to Defense News. In the past few years, Turkey has unsuccessfully tried to obtain Japanese and Austrian technology for the Altay engine, Defense News...

    Ukraine appoints Ukraine`s envoy to Romania
    Apr05

    Ukraine appoints Ukraine`s envoy to Romania

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Oleksandr Bankov as the extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of Ukraine to Romania. ”To appoint Oleksandr Serhiiovych Bankov as an extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of Ukraine to Romania,” according to presidential decree No. 99 of April 4. Earlier, Poroshenko appointed Ihor...

    Ukraine hopes for another $4.5 bln from IMF by year-end
    Apr05

    Ukraine hopes for another $4.5 bln from IMF by year-end

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) expects that Ukraine will receive three more disbursements from the IMF to the tune of some US$4.5 billion by the end of the year. ”We hope that Ukraine will continue following the path of reform as part of cooperation with the IMF, and we`ll get three more tranches by the end of the current year,” NBU Deputy...

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