Tsipras poised for concessions with lenders, sets snap polls aside

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Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

In the clearest sign so far that Athens is willing to make some concessions to reach an agreement with its lenders and conclude the second review, the government has said it is willing to extend and improve the current fiscal mechanism.

Speaking during a regular press briefing on Tuesday, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos spoke of a “mechanism of enhanced guarantees” being proposed to satisfy the International Monetary Fund’s concerns about how Greece will meet its fiscal tar...

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