Greek FinMin: IMF has not asked Yanis Varoufakis to take specific measures

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde has not asked Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis to take specific measures during their meeting in Washington on Monday, ministry sources said, refuting reports in foreign media claiming she requested a cut in early retirement and an increase in VAT.

The same sources clarified that it was the Greek side which requested the meeting.