This was stated by the First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economy Yulia Svyridenko at the "Made in Ukraine" forum in Kyiv on Monday.

"We acted exactly within the framework of the law. Corresponding changes were made, according to which it is assumed that the government applies to the National Bank of Ukraine. Accordingly, we registered this application and applied to the National Bank, which has the last word in allowing or prohibiting the implementation of the relevant currency operations," she said at the briefing, her words were quoted by the Interfax-Ukraine agency.

As reported, the Cabinet of Ministers, in accordance with the orders of February 6 and 13, approved the petition to the NBU with a request to allow the companies "VF Ukraine", DTEK, "Metinvest", "Interpipe" and "Kernel" to make payments from Ukraine for Eurobonds and other obligations before external creditors. 

The attached documents noted, in particular, that such decisions would help preserve investor confidence, preserve foreign currency for companies, many of which are the largest exporters, and ensure their more efficient and stable work in the future.