Duhalde seeks faster deal with IMF for Argentina

ARGENTINA - Argentine President Eduardo Duhalde expressed his impatience on Saturday at the slow pace of debt relief talks with the IMF, as his top negotiator ruled out further reforms to monetary policy.

"Really, we need to go faster. In every way it is not a substantial advance, but we are on the way to putting our economy in order," Duhalde said in his weekly radio address.

Meanwhile, Economy Minister Roberto Lavagna, who extended his trip to Washington to continue talks with IMF officials,