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IMF Discussed Pressuring Germany on Greek Debt, WikiLeaks Says

  • Fund declined to comment on leak of alleged phone discussions
  • Greek government asks IMF to give explanations on leaked call

International Monetary Fund officials discussed the possibility of putting pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to give Greece debt relief, or the IMF would withdraw from the country’s bailout program, according to a transcript of a purported conversation published by WikiLeaks. 

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