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Greece makes IMF payment but hopes of quick deal dashed| Reuters

May 07, 2015    

ATHENS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Greece made a small interest payment to the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday but European lenders dashed hopes for a cash-for-reforms deal before a more crucial, bigger instalment Athens must pay next week.Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government sought to shift blame on Tuesday onto the euro zone and IMF for a lack of agreement in the three-month-old negotiations, charging that each was setting different "red lines" on multiple issues from pension and labour reforms to the primary budget surplus.But EU officials accuse Greece of failing ...

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