The chairman of the board of NBU Vladimir Stelmakh disproved charges the prime minister - the minister Yulia Timoshenko in devaluation of hryvnia and declared that dull activity of the government led to that in December of this year the country can already appear in a situation of an internal default. He declared it the night before on Inter TV channel.
"I can give an example that only after that statements (Yu. Tymoshenko) already at once in the market the dollar rate grew, that is the currency almost depreciated twice. Already declare courses 14 more hryvnias for one dollar. Today in economy of Ukraine there was very difficult situation. Dull activity of the government in management of economy led to that in December of this year the situation of an internal default can have a country. For today the government has no means for payments on salaries, pensions, social payments and obligations of external and internal character. Board of NBU of Ukraine concerned today's situation when the prime minister - the minister passed that limit which anybody never crossed. Especially cynical is that fact that simple people" can be the weapon in hands of political wars of the government, - he told.
On the eve of Yu. Tymoshenko demanded V. Stelmakh's urgent dismissal from a position of head of NBU. BYuT fraction won't allow consideration of any questions in parliament until the question of dismissal of the chairman of National Bank Vladimir Stelmakh and board members will be considered, she declared. Thus the prime minister demanded from the President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko to bring representation on dismissal of the chairman of National Bank V. Stelmakh in parliament.
She emphasized that all responsibility for a situation with an exchange rate in Ukraine is born by the President who appoints and dismisses the chairman of National Bank.
In the same day at evening meeting of BP I created temporary commission of inquiry of parliament on check of activity of NBU in the period of an economic crisis. The deputy from BYuT Yury Poluneev is appointed the chairman of VSK.
Earlier the vice-chairman of the Secretariat of the president Andrey Kislinsky declared that V. Yushchenko can send the chairman of NBU V. Stelmakh to resignation. "For the President there are no sacred cows. If its decision if its instructions aren't carried out if he sees that professional level of heads of financial institutions doesn't answer that to a situation at which it is necessary to overcome crisis, it will make the relevant decisions", - he told.
We will remind, In Stelmakh heads NBU since December 16, 2004