WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Greece has repaid a loan installment of € 1.5 billion due time to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The money was not received on Tuesday, said the IMF in Washington. At the same time Greece had asked for an extension of its debt repayment. With this, the IMF peak will employ “in due course”.
The IMF leadership had been informed about the failure to pay, informed spokesman Gerry Rice. Greece could thus only receive new IMF funds if the arrears are paid.
The lack of Greek debt to the IMF had been widely expected after the collapse of crisis talks the government in Athens with international donors. About immediate sanctions the IMF, however, does not have. / Pm / DP / he
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