Hungarian PM: IMF deal this autumn

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Viktor Orbán prime minister of Hungary

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said he expects to see an IMF deal in the autumn. “Naturally, there are differences in viewpoints and opinions, but I see the will on both the Hungarian and on the other side to reach a deal,” the government’s International Communications Office quoted him as saying on Wednesday, citing Dow Jones Newswires. The office also suggested it should be possible to cut a deal without scrapping the government’s billion-euro job protection plan, which is dependent on a controversial proposed tax on financial transactions – even those of Hungary’s central bank – that has already been criticised at the European level.

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