IMF chief calls on nations outside EU to lend a hand
“International support, solidarity, needs to be present,” Lagarde said, adding that the U.S. “is the first economic player in the world, and it has to continue to be a leader in the world economy. The best way to demonstrate leadership is to participate, not to withdraw.”
Rallying global leaders to assist the IMF is one of the challenges Lagarde has faced in her first six months, notes the Washington Post.
Last week, she say down to discuss her tenure to date and what lies ahead. Read the Lagarde full Q&A