Greece officially makes IMF payment

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  • Thursday, 09 Apr 2015

People make their way on the main Constitution square as the parliament building is seen in the background in Athens on March 31, 2015. Greece on Thursday made a 459-million-euro (S$673 million) loan payment to the IMF, says an official. -- PHOTO: REUTERS.

ATHENS (AFP): Greece on Thursday made a Euro459mil (RM1.7bil) loan payment to the IMF, an official said Thursday.

"The payment order has been given," a finance ministry source told AFP.

Greece's precarious finances have been closely monitored since the arrival of a new hard-left government in January.

The new government is engaged in difficult negotiations to renegotiate the terms of its EU-IMF bailout, and as a result has received no money left in the multi-billion loan package.

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