He said Argentina, therefore, will pay off the $14 billion its owes.
"Because of our debt, the IMF wants to impose internal and external policies on us," La Nacion quoted Kirchner as saying in its online edition.
Argentina defaulted on more than $100 billion in foreign debt in December 2001, prompting its president to resign and producing widespread unemployment and economic malaise.
Since then the Argentine economy has rebounded as Kirchner negotiated a partial debt restructuring.
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