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Argentina To Alter IMF Bill To Get Opposition Backing

  • Argentina’s Lower House President Sergio Massa agreed on Wednesday to change the bill that underpins the government’s $45 billion agreement with the IMF in exchange for the opposition to support it. (BBG)
  • The wording in the bill’s second article will be replaced, another lawmaker told Bloomberg News after negotiations with Massa. The article had stated that congress would support the government’s financial and economic policies as outlined in its staff-level IMF agreement, a commitment that risked the opposition blocking the bill.

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