The Finance Ministry has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine in London’s High court on nonpayment of the credit in 3 billion dollars. It is reported TASS with reference to the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov.
The Ministry of Finance appealed to the court after December 31, expired the grace period for settlement of the dispute, and Russia has not received from Kiev direct offers.
«Today the Finance Ministry of Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine in London’s High court in order to recover the debt under the bonds of Ukraine with a nominal value of 3 billion U.S. dollars and reimbursement of litigation expenses in the Russian Federation», — said Siluanov to reporters.
Also, according to the Minister, Ukraine was not ready to negotiate on the settlement of debt in the spirit of «good will».
TASS notes that the Ministry of Finance of Russia believe that Ukraine has no chance of winning the court on the loan.