Greece wants IMF explanations over WikiLeaks report

The IMF has yet to officially sign onto Greece's latest bailoutGreece on Saturday demanded “explanations” from the International Monetary Fund after WikiLeaks said the lender sought a crisis “event” to push the indebted nation into concluding talks over its reforms. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he would write to IMF chief Christine Lagarde and reach out to European leaders, after the website published what it said was a transcript of a teleconference in which IMF officials complained that Athens only moves decisively when faced with the peril of default. The officials also express concern that Britain’s referendum in June on EU membership will hold up the negotiations, predicting that the vote will halt the talks on Athens’ latest massive international bailout “for a month”.

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