"Some EU countries and other economies have expressed their support for the enlargement of the IMF's financial resources. In turn, the IMF has offered a number of financial instruments that would be advantageous and suitable for countries that would be prepared for the time being to provide financial resources in the form of loans … to support needy countries," Kudrin said.
The funding, taken from Russian international reserves, complies with an April pledge among Group of 20 nations to increase international reserves by $1.1 trillion, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday.
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