US says will only provide $1 billion loan guarantee to Ukraine after Prosecutor General Shokin resigns, - media

Ukraine will receive U.S.-promised loan guarantees only after Prosecutor General Shokin is dismissed. The U.S. Department of State sees Shokin's resignation as an important evidence of efficient corruption fight in Ukraine.

According to information received by Dzerkalo Tyzhnia newspaper, the U.S. Department of State sent a clear message to Ukrainian authorities that it links its offering of $1 bln in loan guarantees for Ukraine to dismissal of Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin, Censor.NET reports.

This was announced by the U.S. side during Ukrainian PGO representatives' visit to the U.S. - Deputy Prosecutor Generals Vitalii Kasko and Davit Sakvarelidze, as well as Anti-corruption Prosecutor Nazar Kholodnytskyi. The officials are currently in the United States on their working visit, where they hold professional and political meetings.

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As reported, the U.S. has made the political decision of allocating the loan guaranties for Ukraine.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n370303