Reuters - Video

Edition: U.S. | U.K. | IN | CN

World News

China backs aid for Ukraine

Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 00:36

April 12 - Chinese Vice Finance Minister Guangyao says China backs IMF financial support for Ukraine, during what he calls a ''difficult time.'' Gavino Garay reports.

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

The Chinese Vice Finance Minister says China backs IMF financial support for Ukraine. He spoke with journalists on the sidelines of the IMF-World Bank spring meetings in Washington (SOUNDBITE) (English) CHINESE VICE FINANCE MINISTER ZHU GUANGYAO SAYING: " We hope this difficult time - particularly in Ukraine - the IMF plays quick and strong action. We support that." The IMF has pledged to cover Ukraine's financing needs of $27 billion over the next two years. But the vice finance minister did not offer specific details on just what China would contribute.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

China backs aid for Ukraine

Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 00:36