Kristalina Georgieva and Martín Guzmán (Archive)

In a new setback for the Government, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) rejected a request that Argentina had made to discuss the relief of the interest surcharge that the country pays for its loan.

// See also: Guzmán seeks in Washington to continue negotiations with the IMF

According to what the agency pointed out BloombergIn an informal meeting held last month, the board rejected a proposal to discuss a temporary relief on the commissions charged to countries that use credit lines well above their quota as members of the organization.

The news comes while the Minister of Economy, Martin Guzman, is in Washington for the annual Assembly of the organization and the World Bank, which begins this Monday, to continue negotiations with the IMF technical team.

Kristalina Georgieva and Martín Guzmán (Archive)

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