Friday, February 27, 2009

President insists on importance of resuming talks with the IMF

‘The first practical test will be the subject of relations with international financial organizations”, - said President Yushchenko at the meeting on coordination of state authorities work in times of economic crisis.

President Yushchenko emphasized that it is crucial to renew talks with the IMF within a week. “Resuming talks with the IMF is an expediency test of our today’s meeting. Time is against us. Our today’s task is to prepare a plan that would allow us to resume talks with the IMF”, - he said.

The president explained that successful cooperation between Ukraine and the IMF would provide a signal to other organizations, states and investors that “Ukrainian authorities do know the way out of the crisis”.