The statement of the Minister of social policy A. Reva that by September 2018 Ukraine has not fulfilled 15 obligations to the IMF, can be considered a manifestation of an acute confrontation between the “Block of Petro Poroshenko” (BPP) and the “National front” (NF).
This opinion in comments, ГолосUA was expressed by the political scientist, Director of the Ukrainian Institute of policy analysis and management Ruslan Bortnik.
“The fact that the profile Committee of Ministry of social policy decided to recommend to the VRU to send the Roar into retirement. It’s all the elements of opposition between the “Block of Petro Poroshenko” and “popular front” with the other hand. (Former head of the fiscal service) Sold, (head of SAP) N. Holodnitsky, the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian, the situation around the (head of DOJ) P. Petrenko – all is the situation around this conflict,” – said the expert.
R. Bortnik added that Reva A. this statement does not strengthen and not weaken its position in the Ministerial chair.
“We cannot exclude that the statement of Reva might not like someone in the IMF, but I don’t think it will be crucial for his fate. In any case, BPP is the representatives of the ruling party, and Reva is (Prime Minister) V. Groisman, and not STDs, it is necessary to remember. Reva could this statement affect the position of Poroshenko? Unlikely. No,” added the analyst.
We will remind, Ukraine has not fulfilled 15 obligations to the International monetary Fund. This was stated by Minister of social policy Andrei Reva, the press service of the Ministry Thursday, September 13.
“All of our history of cooperation with the IMF is a story of unfulfilled promises. Today there are about fifteen of these outstanding commitments, which are called “beacons”, and the mission of the IMF brings to the agenda of those that are important at the current stage, to achieve macro-financial stability,” he said. According to Reva, the settlement of the gas prices being discussed since 2008.
“If we talk about the price of gas, this beacon runs since 2008, it was the first time in the Memorandum with the IMF stipulates the obligation of the Ukrainian government to align domestic gas prices with prices of imported gas. Under these plans were obtained large funds, for a total of ten billion dollars, but this “lighthouse” then was not implemented”, – he said. Reva also added that the Cabinet is negotiating with the IMF to establish a “just for men” the price of gas.