President Poroshenko: IMF, World Bank assured Ukraine of further support


President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have assured Ukraine of further support for the reform program aimed at sustainable economic growth in the country.

The Ukrainian President stated this at a press briefing on Wednesday following meetings in the US Congress, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“Meetings were held with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, where we discussed the support of the International Monetary Fund for the reform program [in Ukraine]," Poroshenko noted.

He also added he held talks with World Bank President Jim Jong Kim. In particular, President Poroshenko praised the adoption of the strategic document of cooperation for 2017-2021 aimed to support the Ukrainian reforms.


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