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Divided EU taps Bulgaria’s Georgieva as IMF candidate

WorldNews Sunday, 4 August 2019
Divided EU taps Bulgaria’s Georgieva as IMF candidateParis: EU ministers on Friday chose the Bulgarian number two of the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to become IMF chief, in a fractious vote that failed to heal bitter divisions between member states. Georgieva, if appointed, would become the second female managing director of the International Monetary Fund after Christine Lagarde who has stepped down to head the European Central Bank. The Bulgarian economist is "now the European candidate for the new managing director of the IMF. She has all the required skills to successfully lead the IMF," French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, who led the process, wrote on Twitter. After the announcement, Georgieva said she was...
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