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China’s Premier Promises IMF Chief “Constructive” Cooperation on Debt

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang spoke with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva about debt restructuring and the outlook for the Chinese economy. Maxim GUCHEK / BELTA / AFP

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told the head of the International Monetary Fund that China is open to participating “in a constructive manner” with debt restructuring efforts.

During a call with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, Li said: “China is willing to take part in resolving relevant countries’ debt issues,” and that “China maintains that all sides should take joint action and share equitable burden.”

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