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By WITH ANALYSIS FROM MONITOR CORRESPONDENTS AROUND THE WORLD, EDITED BY DEBRA K. PIOT / June 20, 1980



A $1.625 billion credit to Turkey was announced by the International Monetary Fund Thursday as Western governments and financial institutions meeting in Paris worked on a separate $1.14 billion aid package for the strategically situated NATO country. Both packages are vital in helping to restore Turkey's economy, reeling from an 80 percent inflation rate and heavy foreign debt, estimated at $ 14 billion.

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