Minister of Finance of Ukraine Olexandr Danyliuk met with Vice-President of the European Commission, European Commissioner for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis, as a part of his working visit to Washington D.C. on April 21.
In the course of the meeting the parties discussed the fourth program of the EU's macro-financial assistance for Ukraine and conditions for the allocation of the first tranche of assistance. The interlocutors stressed that these conditions would be in line with priorities for the development of the Ukrainian economy and would be targeted at strengthening the financial and economic stability of the country, overcoming corruption and continuing the implementation of structural reforms.
" We are constantly receiving tangible support from the European Union on the path to transforming into a country with a sound economy and a stable financial system. "The recent approval by the European Commission of the fourth macro-financial assistance program is a very significant step in the support by our European partners of reforms in the country " , the Finance Minister stated.
In turn, Valdis Dombrovskis emphasized the European Commission commended the changes that have been introduced in Ukraine in recent years. Apart from that, he stressed that Ukraine needs to finalize a number of far-reaching reforms that will give an impetus to economic development and will strengthen the fight against corruption.