Athens in quandary over IMF as Fund's role in bailout is firmed up

PoliticsGreek Politics

The Greek government continued on Wednesday to give mixed messages about the International Monetary Fund’s involvement in the bailout, despite Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirming Germany’s position that the IMF should be part of the programme following a meeting with the Fund’s managing director, Christine Lagarde, a day earlier.

The meeting between Merkel and Lagarde came in the wake of the fuss cause by WikiLeaks publishing the transcript of IMF officials discussing the Greek negotiations. The German leader used the meeting as an opportunity to emphasise that Berlin’s position...

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