les ministres des finances allemand et français confirment l'opposition du g7 au projet vente d'or du FMI
*The most important was the elimination for the potential of IMF gold sales over the weekend.
Mon April 18, 2005 8:37 AM GMT+02:00
By Gernot Heller
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German Deputy Finance Minister Caio Koch-Weser said on Sunday he saw almost no chance a plan to sell International Monetary Fund gold to fund debt relief for the world's poorest nations would be adopted.
"I see no big chances for that anymore," Koch-Weser told Reuters in an interview. He was in Washington for meetings of Group of Seven finance chiefs, the IMF and the World Bank.
French Finance Minister Thierry Breton echoed the sentiment and highlighted strong opposition to the idea from some quarters: "I don't think this question has any real prospect," he told reporters… - END-