Vladimir Putin has supported the reform of the IMF


Moscow. November 15. The Russian President Vladimir Putin and IMF chief Christine Lagarde met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey.

“We have been cooperating with the IMF in various capacities, and we are interested in the continuation of this work, I hope for the stability of our relations,” Putin said, opening the meeting.

He noted that Russia supports a number of member countries-the IMF in their efforts to reform the organization.

“There are other issues, willing to talk on any subject,” said the head of state.

In turn, Lagarde said she was pleased to talk to him. According to her, she shared the impatience and irritation associated with the non execution of decisions on reforming the organization, including quotas.

“From the point of view of probability of implementation of this reform, most likely, it will happen in the next two months, if not, the issue will take several more years,” says the managing Director of the IMF.