Effort begins to secure SYRIZA support for deal with institutions

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Austerity, Reforms, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The government’s efforts to lay to rest any concerns within the coalition about the agreement with Greece’s lenders began in earnest on Tuesday, when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos addressed SYRIZA’s political committee.

The meeting reportedly last for close to four hours and much of the discussion focused on the so-called counter-measures that the government will be able to deploy if it beats its fiscal targets after 2018.

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