Ukraine, IMF Reach $5.5B Deal 12/08 09:33
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund have
reached agreement on a new $5.5 billion program to boost the country's growth
and economic reforms.
The agreement, which still must be approved by the fund's management, was
reached in a Saturday telephone call between Ukrainian President Volodymyr
Zelensky and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva.
Details of how the money would be used over the plan's three years weren't
Zelenskiy, who was elected in April on a platform focusing on economic
reforms and fighting corruption, said in a statement that the program will