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IMF's Lagarde: Implementation of Program, Debt Relief Essential for Greece

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, met Monday in Washington with the Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, to discuss recent developments in Greece and key issues ahead. The decisive implementation of Greece's adjustment program...

Lagarde and Tsakalotos Agree on Timely Completion of Greek Third Review

Christine Lagarde and Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos agreed that a timely completion of the third review of the Greek bailout is essential for discussions on debt restructuring to gather pace. The Managing Director met Tsakalotos at the IMF headquarters...

IMF: No New Measures for Greece if 2018 Primary Surplus is at 2.2%

The International Monetary Fund is not asking the Greek government to take new measures to cover the fiscal gap that is due to the difference between the Fund's estimates and those of the European institutions regarding the country's primary...

Greek FinMin Tsakalotos to Meet with IMF Chief Christine Lagarde

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and his deputy, George Chouliarakis, will meet with the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde on Saturday. The meeting will be held in Washington on the sidelines of the IMF’s annual meeting. The meeting...

Exclusive: IMF's Christine Lagarde May Possibly Visit Athens (video)

Christine Lagarde may soon be visiting Athens in order to discuss the future position of the IMF in Greece’s bailout program, with the Greek government. According to John Koudounis, CEO of Calamos Investments, who spoke to Lagarde on the sidelines...

IMF Chief: Greek PM Tsipras Wanted to Change the Euro Zone Rules

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wanted to change the euro zone rules because of his ideology but soon changed course, the International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Sunday. The IMF chief spoke in an interview on France...

US Government Backs IMF Handling of Greece's Bailout Program

"The U.S. government is supporting the International Monetary Fund and Managing Director Christine Lagarde in the way they handle the Greek bailout program," said  U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. According to a Mignatiou.com report, the U.S. Treasury Secretary answered to...

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to Propose Approval in Principle of New Arrangement for Greece

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement on Greece in Luxembourg today: “I would like to announce my intention to propose to the IMF’s Executive Board the approval in principle (AIP) of...

Handelsblatt: IMF's Lagarde Offers Eurozone Greek Debt Compromise

A new offer by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde may get Greece's creditors out of the impasse they are in which will allow for the euro zone to release a tranche of aid, says a Reuters report. Lagarde's...

IMF: Europe Still Not Clear About Greek Debt Issue

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said there is still distance to be covered on the Greek debt issue while German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Europe sticks to the May 2016 agreement between Greece and creditors. The two officials...