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Ukraine president hopes anti-corruption court formed by February

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By Reuters
Ukraine president hopes anti-corruption court formed by February
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko speaks during the news conference in Kiev, Ukraine December 16, 2018. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko   -   Copyright  VALENTYN OGIRENKO(Reuters)

KIEV (Reuters) – A special Ukrainian court to try corruption cases will hopefully be formed by February, President Petro Poroshenko told a news conference on Sunday.

Ukraine has agreed to set up such a court as a condition for loans from the International Monetary Fund.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk and Matthias Williams; Editing by Mark Potter)