Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Extends Condolences to the Victims of the Earthquake in Ecuador

April 17, 2016

Press Release No. 16/174
April 17, 2016

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today:

"I would like to express my deepest sympathies to the people of Ecuador for the loss of life and devastation as a result of the massive earthquake. We stand ready to help the authorities as they deal with the aftermath of this catastrophe."

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