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IMF Statement on Yemen

A view of the Central Bank of Yemen is seen in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, Nov. 15, 2015. (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi)
A view of the Central Bank of Yemen is seen in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, Nov. 15, 2015. (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi)
Written by NY Staff

Mr. Gerry Rice, Director of Communications at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today:

“IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde met on September 22 with Yemen’s President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi. Yemen is going through a difficult period, and the Managing Director expressed her concern for the adverse humanitarian and economic fallout from the conflict which keeps mounting.

“The Managing Director and President Hadi exchanged views on the current situation and prospects, including preserving the operational capacity of the central bank system so as to improve the financial stability and economic and social outcomes for the Yemeni people.”

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