Eurogroup decision on contingent measures, debt leave Tsipras with tough task at home

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: European Union, SYRIZA
Photos by Dennis Skley via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/qcppmH
Photos by Dennis Skley via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/qcppmH

Friday’s Eurogroup in Amsterdam ended with a clearer picture of what needs to be achieved for Greece to complete its bailout review but with more doubts about whether the government has the political capacity needed to push through the required measures.

The upshot of the meeting was that Greece will have to agree a package of contingent measures worth 2 percent of GDP (3.6 billion euros) that will be automatically triggered if the 5.4 billion euros in fiscal interventions that have already been agreed ...

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