In Serbia, IMF has reached agreement to release an additional €68.53 million, subject to approval by Board mid-December

UNITED NATIONS / IMF, November 1, 9 am (InnerCityPro.com) -- The IMF has just lifted the embargo on this: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by James Roaf, visited Belgrade during October 20 – November 1, 2016, to hold discussions on the sixth review under Serbia’s precautionary Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with the IMF. At the ...

After Pope Francis Speaks on Usury, ICP Asks PGA Lykketoft of Debt, “Not in UN,” He Says

  By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, September 25 -- After Pope Francis in his General Assembly speech denounced "usury, especially where developing countries are concerned," Inner City Press later on September 25 asked new General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft about the comment and the process in the GA, at least in the last session, on sovereign debt restructuring. Video ...

Inner City Pro Asks IMF Saudi Mission Chief About Yemen Operation, Budget Pressure

  By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, September 9 -- On the International Monetary Fund's embargoed conference call about Saudi Arabia on September 9, Inner City Pro asked the IMF's mission chief Tim Callen about the impact of the military operations on Yemen. Callen told Inner City Press, "it's clear that the operations are going ...

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IMF Tells Inner City Pro “No Time Line” on Yemen or Burundi, Is Nepal “Qualified” for IMF Relief?

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, May 28, updated -- On the day Yemen talks were supposed to resume in Geneva, but were canceled by the UN, Inner City Pro asked the International Monetary Fund for the status of its program. IMF spokesperson William Murray read out the question -- "on Yemen, given the cancellation ...

On Yemen IDP Camp Attacked, US Tells ICP Parties Should Minimize Harm; IMF Postpones Review of Program

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, March 30, updated with video -- Amid continued airstrikes in Yemen, on March 30 came reports of an airstrike on an internally displaced persons camp in Haradh. Inner City Press immediately sought confirmation (and comment) from the UN, and then from the US State Department.  From the State Department ...