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International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde praised the coalition's management of the British economy, saying it provides the right balance of spending cuts and taxes to deliver growth.
Lagarde said the Conservatives and Lib Dem strategy is "clearly delivering results" when compared with other European economies.
The UK government demonstrated it was capable of adjusting to the economic reality by delivering spending cuts and revenue raising at a pace that is right for the British economy, she added.
Lagarde's comments come at a crucial point in the General Election campaign, with just 20 days to go.
Greece's finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is due to meet with the International Monetary Fund's Christine Lagarde on Sunday to continue discussions of the planned reforms that Athens hopes will unlock the bailout funds Greece needs.
The finance ministry and the IMF confirmed Varoufakis and Lagarde would be meeting in Washington for "an informal discussion".
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to continue supporting Greece and looks forward to talks with the country's new government, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said.
"We stand ready to continue supporting Greece, and look forward to discussions with the new government," Lagarde said in a statement.