Reuters Quotes Eric LeCompte on Debt Relief for Chad under G20 Common Framework

Reuters quotes Eric LeCompte on G20 debt relief for the country of Chad. Read an excerpt below, and click here for the full story.

Chad becomes first country to ask for debt overhaul under G20 common framework

By Andrea Shalal

“This is the first test of the G20 debt reduction process and the process must deliver serious relief for Chad,” said Eric LeCompte of Jubilee USA Network, a charity that focuses on reducing poverty.

Chad has officially requested a debt restructuring, the first country to do so under a new common framework agreed by a Group of 20 major economies last year, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.

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