IMF Chief: The Fund Is Ready to Help Greece if Athens Requests It

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is watching developments in Greece and is prepared to assist Athens, after voters shot down the bailout terms in a referendum on Sunday, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday.

“The IMF has taken note of yesterday’s referendum in Greece. We are monitoring the situation closely and stand ready to assist Greece if requested to do so,” the IMF’s top official said.

(source: sputnik)