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IMF board meeting to decide Strauss-Kahn replacement

The board of the International Monetary Fund is meeting to discuss who will replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

After picking up China's endorsement, France's Christine Lagarde confirmed her position as favourite over her Mexican rival Augustin Carstens.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is facing charges of sexual assault in the US, which he denies.

The BBC's Julia Caesar reports.

  • 28 Jun 2011
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