Merkel says EU will discuss bridging finance for Ukraine next week

Posted on the October 24th, 2014 under General News by admin

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference during an EU summit in BrusselsBRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and Ukraine will discuss a bridging loan to Kiev next week so that the country can pay in advance for Russian gas deliveries for the coming months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday. "There is a necessity for a certain amount of bridging finance," Merkel told reporters after the first day of a European Union summit. The latest round of talks between Moscow and Kiev, brokered by the European Commission, to try to resolve a row over Ukraine's unpaid gas bill took place on Tuesday. …

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