Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the International Monetary Fund and had a meeting with Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Washington DC. After the meeting, the Fund said Tsipras and Lagarde “are committed to working for Greece to return to growth and exit official financing next year.” Tsipras said he is “happy to believe we have overcome disagreements, all want completion of the third review as quickly as possible.”
Joint statements Tsipras & Lagarde
Το ΔΝΤ θα παίξει κρίσιμο ρόλο στις συζητήσεις για την ελάφρυνση του χρέους – για να τεθούν οι προϋποθέσεις για βιώσιμη πρόσβαση στις αγορές. pic.twitter.com/lFUqGSMn03
— Prime Minister GR (@PrimeministerGR) October 17, 2017
It has not been revealed whether the Fund hinted if it finally made up its mind for participation in the Greek program.