IMF News Briefing Ukraine / Sierra Leone

ID

498930

DESCRIPTION
TRT: 1:30
SOURCE: IMF
RESTRICTIONS:NONE
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH / NATS
SHOTLIST
Washington, DC – Recent
1. B-ROLL: Exterior IMF

Washington, DC --- 01 February 2018
2. Walk-up news conference
3. Reporters cutaway
4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Bill Murray, IMF Spokesman:
“We look forward to working with the authorities and our international partners to address concerns regarding the current draft law on the anti-corruption court and bring it fully in line with Ukraine’s commitments under the IMF program and the recommendations of the Venice Commission. As we have noted previously, with the establishment of the anti-corruption court consistent with the Venice Commission recommendations is a central component of the IMF supported program with Ukraine.”
5. Cutaway Reporter
6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Bill Murray, IMF Spokesman:
“The completion of the review which would have enabled the disbursement of the second tranche of program financing has been delayed relative to the anticipated timetable of December 2017. The key reason for this delay is due to a weak budget revenue outlook.”
7. Midshot briefing cutaway
8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Bill Murray, IMF Spokesman:
“The IMF is currently working with the government to identify appropriate corrective measures that could be taken.”
9. Midshot briefing cutaway

Washington, DC – Recent
10. B-ROLL: Exterior IMF
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