Ukraine wants the International Monetary Fund to combine the expected third and fourth tranches of a $17 billion dollar bailout package for a total of around $2.2 billion, Interfax quoted Finance Minister Oleksander Shlapak as saying on Wednesday.
Ukraine is already expecting the disbursement of a second slice of $1.4billion from the IMF under the programme on Aug. 29.
"We want to combine the third and fourth tranches. We calculate this will be about $2.2 billion and we count on receiving it before the end of the year,"Shlapak said.
Follow us on Twitter: @CNBCWorld