Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal held a telephone call with the IMF mission led by Mr.Ron van Rooden (Head of the IMF mission in Ukraine). Minister of Finance of Ukraine Ihor Umansky and Minister of Justice of Ukraine Denys Maliuska also took part in the conversation.
The parties discussed further steps of bilateral cooperation.
Denys Shmyhal stressed that the Government of Ukraine is ready to continue cooperation with the IMF. The top priority is to launch the IMF Extended Fund Facility Arrangement, especially to support structural reforms, macroeconomic and financial stability in the country.
According to the Prime Minister, the Government of Ukraine is committed to implementing reforms that are an important prerequisite for economic stability and development.
The new EFF Arrangement is of utmost importance at this stage of Ukraine's development.
The parties also discussed further priority steps in the cooperation.
The Head of Government emphasized the importance of comprehensive support provided by the IMF to Ukraine.