NEW YORK, July 24 (IFR) - Argentine representatives have
made it clear that the South American country plans to default
next week, a spokesperson for Elliott Management subsidiary NML
Capital said late Thursday.
"We will continue to seek ways to engage Argentina in
negotiations, but there is currently a total lack of willingness
on Argentina's part to solve this problem," NML Capital said in
Representatives for holdout investors and Argentina in the
country's ongoing debt default met for about three hours with a
court-appointed mediator in New York on Thursday, less than a
week before Argentina could once again default.
Several members of Argentina's delegation left the Manhattan
office of special appointee Daniel Pollack around 3:30 p.m. EDT
(1930 GMT) but declined to comment on the talks, Reuters
(Reporting by Paul Kilby; Editing by Natalie Harrison)