The IMF commented on the situation in Ukraine

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The international monetary Fund has no legal obstacles to continuing cooperation with Ukraine. This is stated in the statement of the IMF resident representative in Ukraine Yosty of Longman of 26 November, which is in the possession of the edition “GORDON”.

“We are seeing the recent developments, including the introduction of martial law, and we hope for urgent de-escalation of the situation. The IMF has no legal restrictions on the continuation of cooperation with Ukraine in this situation”, – said Longman.

On 15 November the Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman expressed hope that Ukraine will receive a new tranche from the International monetary Fund in December.

November 25, Russia seized the Black sea boats of the Ukrainian Navy “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol” and the tug “Kapu Yana” who were going to pass through the Kerch Strait in the Azov sea. The courts opened fire. We know about three wounded. Boats and tugs delivered to the port occupied Kerch.

The evening of 25 November the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has convened a war Cabinet. At the meeting of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine, he expressed support for the proposal of the war Cabinet to introduce in Ukraine martial law.

The presidential decree on the introduction of martial law in 10 areas in 30 days on November 26, the Verkhovna Rada adopted.

On 26 November the situation in the Black sea discussed the UN Security Council.