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UK welcomes Ukraine debt restructuring agreement

The UK has welcomed the news that the Government of Ukraine has made a debt restructuring agreement with the country’s creditor committee.

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A Foreign Office spokesman said:

We welcome the debt restructuring agreement announced yesterday between the Government of Ukraine and the creditor committee. The deal, together with the package of IMF-led international support, will help give the Government of Ukraine the space it needs to continue its wide-ranging and ambitious plans for reform. We fully support the efforts of the Government of Ukraine and urge all parties subject to this agreement to take all necessary steps to ensure its success.

Published 28 August 2015