Lagarde 'regrets' Greece remarks 'caused offense'
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
REUTERS PhotoIMF chief Christine Lagarde regrets that remarks she made contrasting Greece's plight with that of poorer Africans upset the Greek public, a spokesman said Thursday.
"She said she regrets her remarks were misunderstood and caused offense. That was not her intention," IMF spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters.