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IMF spokesperson says funding talks with Cyprus expected to continue during coming weeks

Says:
- IMF working with Cyprus to develop durable solution to its banking sector problems.
- Engagement with new Cyprus authorities after election likely to advance discussions on a potential program.
- Cyprus has been able to meet its financing needs through domestic borrowing and IMF expects Cyprus to continue to meet its obligations.
- Will start discussions in Greece in late February and expects to conclude Greek discussions mid-March.

Print 15:32, 31 Jan 2013 - Economic commentary - Source: Newswires