REUTERS Senior officials of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) have held an "exit meeting" with a group of International Monetary Fund experts who are concluding their mission in Kyiv. "[The] exit meeting done. What will be the headache of the IMF team in Washington? At least [it will be] ending pressure on reformers and maintaining financial stability, which depends on the course of a number of lawsuits in Ukraine and outside it," NBU Governor Yakiv Smolii said on Twitter on September 26, having attached a photo of his deputies Kateryna Rozhkova and Oleh Churiy, himself, and IMF mission head Ron van Rooden. Exit meeting done ✅ Про що у підсумку буде боліти голова в команди #МВФ у Вашингтоні? Як мінімум про припинення тиску на реформаторів та збереження фінстабільності, яка залежить від перебігу низки судових процесів в Україні і не тільки pic.twitter.com WXmqfuprC1 — Yakiv Smolii (@YSmolii) September 26, 2019 Media reports appeared on September 26, alleging that the Ukrainian authorities had failed to reach an agreement with representatives of the IMF mission regarding a new program over the situation around PrivatBank, which was nationalized in 2016, as well as a possible change in the National Bank&#39;s leadership, and realistic benchmarks in the draft national budget for 2020. The IMF&#39;s Resident Representative Office in Ukraine said that September 26 is the final day of the mission&#39;s work, and a statement on its results is expected on Friday, September 27, but the Office said it would not comment on rumors about a possible failure of the talks. Read alsoIMF selects Bulgaria&#39;s Kristalina Georgieva its new head According to Ukraine&#39;s Finance Ministry, negotiations with the IMF regarding the new program are in an active stage, and the government program, which will be presented by the Cabinet of Ministers on September 29, may become the agenda of possible support from the Fund. The IMF&#39;s recent assessment mission came to Kyiv on September 11.