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IMF approves $1 billion aid tranche for Ukraine: Ukraine president
April 3, 2017 / 4:21 PM / 8 months ago

IMF approves $1 billion aid tranche for Ukraine: Ukraine president

KIEV, April 3 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Monday approved the payment of $1 billion of new aid to Ukraine, its President Petro Poroshenko said on his official Facebook page.

The IMF is supporting Ukraine under a $17.5 billion bailout programme. Kiev is expecting a total of four tranches of aid this year, in exchange for the government implementing reforms and tackling corruption. (Reporting by Natalia Zinets; writing by Matthias Williams; editing by John Stonestreet)

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