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Statement by the Executive Board of the IMF on the Nomination of Managing Director Christine Lagarde as President of the European Central Bank







July 2, 2019
















The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued the
following statement today following the nomination of IMF Managing Director
Christine Lagarde to the presidency of the European Central Bank.

“We, the Executive Board of the IMF, take note of the nomination of IMF
Managing Director Christine Lagarde as President of the European Central
Bank.

“We accept Ms. Lagarde’s decision to relinquish her IMF responsibilities
temporarily during the nomination period. We have full confidence in First
Deputy Managing Director David Lipton as Acting Managing Director of the
IMF.”


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