Ukraine needs 'financial mobilization': finance minister

January 16, 2015 9:01 AM

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KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine needs "financial mobilization" and further help from foreign backers to survive the economic crisis, Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Friday, stressing that the country was meeting all its current foreign debt obligations.

Economists have warned the country could face a drastic debt restructuring, unless international lenders beef up existing loan offers to plug an estimated $15 billion funding gap.

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