Poroshenko hopes Ukraine will get next tranche from IMF by April

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko expects that by April the country will receive the next tranche from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as Ukraine has already fulfilled 80% of its commitments.

"Probably 'fingers crossed' before April we will have a mission and have the next tranche," Poroshenko said on Thursday in an interview with Bloomberg TV in Davos.

In his words, Ukraine has "already fulfilled 80%" of its obligations.

Poroshenko said the Ukrainian government and people are ready to continue cooperation with the IMF.

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Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program by May, which will allow it to receive the next tranche of the loan.

The finance minister said that following the meeting of Ukraine's president and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Davos on January 24, the whole list of obligations for obtaining the next tranche of the EFF loan has been finally agreed.