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IMF chief attending Saudi conference, watching for news of journalist

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار Saudi Arabia,IMF,International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday
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IMF chief attending Saudi conference, watching for news of journalist
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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday she has not canceled her plans to attend an elite Saudi investment conference later this month, but will be "very attentive" to any new information about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

 

"At this point in time, my intention is to not change my plan and to be very attentive to the information that is coming up in the next few days," she told a news conference when asked whether she would attend the conference after several media companies and business leaders pulled out.

 

"Horrifying things have been reported, and I am horrified," Lagarde said of media reports about Khashoggi's disappearance. "But I have to conduct the business of the IMF the world and with many governments."

 

 
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