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For Christine Lagarde, a Greek exit from the eurozone is … – The Obs

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The general director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde said in an interview with the German newspaper “FAZ” a Greek exit from the eurozone ” a possibility “.

But it is something” which I hope the Europeans will not face because they will find, hopefully, a way to agree on the future of Greece in the euro area, “she added, as additional statements issued in the evening by the IMF to” clarify and put in context “the interview which caused a stir.

The tone had escalated between the institution of Washington and the Greek government.

“It is very unlikely we arrive at a comprehensive solution in the coming days,” also Christine Lagarde held, bringing a new contradiction to statements of Athens Wednesday under which a draft agreement was being drafted.

The government of Alexis Tsipras negotiating since late February with the IMF, the Bank European Central (ECB) and the European Commission, on reform commitments that would result in the release of 7.2 billion euros in financial aid promised in Athens. The discussions were extremely difficult, requests from many institutions against election promises Alexis Tsipras.

(with AFP)

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