Athens did not pay. The debt of EUR 1 600 million it had to pay until yesterday the International Monetary Fund does not extend or include grace periods. Alexis Tsipras and Yanis Varoufakis, Prime Minister and Finance Minister Greeks had already said they would not pay and so it happened. Failure to pay the debt puts Greece in an unprecedented position: is the first developed economy to fail commitments to the IMF in 71 years of history. Still, the rating agencies only consider a true default if Athens fails to pay you have to do to the ECB, this month:. Are over 3.5 billion
1 – Greece will the only country to miss a payment to the IMF?
No. The IMF has a list of defaulters, but does not involve a very high trading volume, or developed States. Among those who have overdue debts are Zimbabwe, Sudan, Peru, Liberia, Congo, Vietnam, Iraq.