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    The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, has stated he will?

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    The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, has stated he will not bow to pressure to resign his position unless he is convinced it is in the interests of the world financial body.

    Speaking at a press conference yesterday (23 September), on the eve of the opening of the annual meeting of the 124-member fund and world bank, he said he could not deny that the United States had indicted doubts about his reappointment.

    The sixty-year-old financial leader has been head of the I.M.F. since September 1963. Although the United States has not asked for his resignation, U.S. officials are reported to have said they will not support his re-election when his current term expires next September.

    Mr. Schweitzer explained his position to newsmen.

    SYNOPSIS: In Washington, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, has made a statement on his re-election when his current term expires next September. The sixty-year-old financial head who has been I.M.F. chief since 1963, told newsmen.....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7W0PYHXYULJO4AFG9EARX0XB3
    Media URN:
    VLVA7W0PYHXYULJO4AFG9EARX0XB3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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