Analysts believe that Kyiv’s Western backers and lenders were especially cheered by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s decision to appoint as finance minister a US investment banker who once worked in the State Department, the West Australian newsapaper writes.
Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk “were clearly taking into account that the new ministers will have to work closely with our foreign partners,” said Director of Economic programmes at the Razumkov Centre Vasyl Yurchyshyn.
“I expect a positive outcome from this visit. The amount of aid will be increased – not right away, but soon enough,” said Mr Yurchyshyn. …read more
Source: Razumkov Centre