Bush keeps 'open mind' on Argentina

US - Talks between Argentina, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the US Treasury continued on 13 August, as the country sought extra money to help ease its financial crisis.

United States President George W Bush said on 13 August the US government was keeping an "open mind on all options" for Argentina.

President Bush called on Argentina to press ahead with its current reforms.

"We're watching the situation very carefully...We urge Argentina to implement (the) reforms. As they do so, they