Ukraine on the background of the resignation Smoliy has suspended the issuance of Eurobonds – the Ministry of Finance

KIEV. July 2. UNN. Ukraine took the decision to stop the release of Eurobond borrowings on the background of the resignation of the head of the National Bank of Ukraine Yakov Smoliy. On Thursday at the briefing said the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Serhiy Marchenko, the correspondent of UNN.

“As you know, yesterday Ukraine successfully placed Eurobond borrowing in the amount of 1.7 billion U.S. dollars with a record yield for the last 10 years. The yield was 7.3% per annum. Bonds were issued for 20-year term, the repayment 2033. Once we have completed the release, we learned the news that we are a little confused, maybe even shocked. This is the resignation of the Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine”, – said Marchenko.

According to him, after that the Finance Ministry had long night talks with investors, our legal advisers on how Ukraine should act in this situation, because this event in the world of international Finance is quite substantial.

“So us in the morning was made, I believe, informed decision to stop this issue. Investors endorsed the decision. We show that we as the Ukrainian state not trying to run for quick solutions, tricking someone, to do ill-considered steps,” the Minister said.

He added that “the worst moment than yesterday’s statement by the NBU, the transaction could not be”.

Recall, late in the evening of July 1, Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine Yakov Smoliy submitted to President Vladimir Zelensky statement about his resignation because of a “systematic political pressure.”

2 Jul Zelensky gave to the Parliament a draft decree № 3772 dismissal of Yakov Smoliy as head of the National Bank of Ukraine.