July 30 Argentina Economy Minister Axel Kicillof
on Wednesday said the country has not defaulted on its debt,
reiterating that it has sent its required payments to the
Kicillof's comments came at a press conference at the
Argentine consulate in New York following two days of
negotiations with holdout creditors seeking full repayment of
the country's restructured bonds.
But the talks failed to produce an agreement, Kicillof said.
Without a deal, Argentina will be considered to be in
default on the bonds after midnight on Wednesday (0400 GMT)
because a judge overseeing the dispute has ordered the trustee
banks not to forward the payments to Argentina's other
(Reporting by Dan Burns)