According to Lagarde, the denationalization of PrivatBank could jeopardize the financial stability of Ukraine.
President Petro Poroshenko in a telephone conversation with the Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde discussed the situation around Privatbank.
This was reported by the press service of the Head of State.
“At the same time, concern was expressed about the situation around the trials in Ukraine with the aim of denationalizing PrivatBank, which could jeopardize the financial stability of the State. Christine Lagarde noted the importance of ensuring the independence of the activities of the National Bank of Ukraine, “- said in a statement.
Poroshenko thanked the head of the IMF for the continued support of reforms in Ukraine.
For her part, Christine Lagarde noted the macro-financial stability in Ukraine and the successful functioning of the banking system. She assured of readiness to develop cooperation between Ukraine and the IMF, and also urged to continue the reform process.