Groisman said that hinders to raise salaries

The growth of pensions, because the pension system deficit.

Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said that the accumulated foreign debt for 2005-2013 bothers to raise the social standards of today.

He said this at the session of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on economic policy, writes with reference to .

“From 2005 to 2013 we as a state build-up of external debt of about $ 50 billion. Only this year we have to spend 130 billion UAH to service these debts. Over the next five years has to pay 33 billion dollars without maintenance. It is significant resources that placed a burden on the Ukrainian economy, the Ukrainian budget and keep us in raising social standards,” – said Groisman.

“Today we compensate the deficit of the pension system, which was created over the years, about 140 billion hryvnia. We can overcome this deficit in the next 6-7 years”, – said Groisman.He noted that in the next 6-7 years, will have to spend $ 5 billion to cover the deficit of the Pension Fund.

As reported, nearly 1 million Ukrainian pensioners will receive increased pensions from 1 July.