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Argentina resumed 11th-hour debt talks Wednesday with creditors whose refusal to accept a write-down on the country's defaulted bonds has pushed it to the brink of its second default in 13 years. Economy Minister Axel Kicillof arrived at the New York offices of US court-appointed mediator Dan Pollack at 11:00 am (1500 GMT) with the rest of the Argentine delegation but did not make any statement. Kicillof flew in Tuesday to seek a last-minute deal with so-called "holdout" hedge funds that have won a US court ruling barring Argentina from servicing its restructured debt without also paying them the full $1.3 billion it owes them. Argentina says paying the holdouts could expose it to claims for up to $100 billion from creditors who had agreed to take a 70-percent "haircut," and has insisted the only possible solution is for the judge to suspend his ruling.