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        12/4/2013, Tevet 1, 5774

      Int'l Monetary Fund Visits Israel Ahead of Report


      Finance Minister Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid) met on Wednesday in Jerusalem with a delegation of the International Monetary Fund. The meeting comes prior to publication of the report on the Israeli economy.

      The minister expressed his commitment to Israel's fiscal stability and reviewed the actions taken to reduce the deficit. He also discussed a national housing plan which will see 150,000 new housing units built.