Andorra seeks to join International Monetary Fund

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The tiny principality of Andorra, a sovereign state squeezed between France and Spain, has requested membership of the International Monetary Fund.

If the request is granted, the state of around 77,000 people would become the fund’s one hundred and nintieth member country.

Kristalina Georgieva, the IMF managing director, passed Andorra’s request to the executive board on January 9. The application will be considered “in due course”.

The executive board will make its report to the IMF board of

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