16.10. The IMF has updated its economic growth forecast in Ukraine. Real GDP growth will reach 3% in 2019, which is better than the July forecast of 2.7% of GDP. The growth forecast for 2020 remains unchanged at 3%.
16.10. Ukraine has become one of the initiators of the UN General Assembly resolution on the proclamation of the International Day of General Access to Information on September 28.
16.10. France blocked the opening of accession talks with North Macedonia.
16.10. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected a US request to suspend a military operation against Kurdish formations in northern Syria.