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IMF chief, Argentine economy minister to attend Feb. 5 Vatican seminar: Vatican booklet

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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and Argentine Economy Minister Martin Guzman are both due to attend a Vatican seminar on Feb. 5, according to an online booklet published by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

The new administration of President Alberto Fernandez is gearing up for debt renegotiation talks, led by Guzman, with creditors including the IMF, which has a $57 billion financing package with the country.

Guzman and Georgieva are both listed as speakers for the seminar, New Forms of Solidarity towards Fraternal Inclusion, Integration and Innovation.

Reporting by Cassandra Garrison in Buenos Aires and Phil Pullella in Rome; editing by John Stonestreet

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