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IMF chief welcomes push to boost Argentina's fiscal health

FILE PHOTO: International Monetary Fund logo is seen in Washington

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The head of the International Monetary Fund on Monday described a meeting with Argentina's economy minister, Silvina Batakis, as "productive," amid a deepening economic crisis afflicting South America's third-biggest economy.

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva added in a post on Twitter that she welcomes Batakis' efforts "to strengthen fiscal sustainability" in the country.

(Reporting by Eliana Raszewski; Writing by Kylie Madry; Editing by Leslie Adler)