Greece to pay IMF but concluding negotiations will be a tougher task

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There were no surprises from Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis’s meeting with International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde in Washington on Sunday but the government in Athens still faces a challenging few days ahead.

Lagarde confirmed after her talks with Varoufakis that Greece will repay 458 million euros to the IMF on Thursday. Athens was broadly expected to meet the obligation despite the suggestions of some ministers last week - once again emphasising that the c...

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