SYRIZA seeks to bolster post-MoU narrative with early IMF repayment

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, IMF, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The talks Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos held with International Monetary Fund officials at the sidelines of the spring meetings in Washington over the past few days appear to have paved the way for Greece to make an early repayment to the IMF, a move that the government wants to include in its pre-election agenda.

Tsakalotos met with IMF managing director Christine Lagarde and the head of the Fund’s European Department, Poul Thomsen, on Friday. Reports suggest that the Greek minister was told that the Fund will not stand in the way of Athens repaying close to 4 b...

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