SYRIZA holds fire as Eurogroup expectations continue to be lowered

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Eurogroup, IMF, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

A meeting of SYRIZA’s political secretariat on Tuesday resulted in the party reaffirming the government’s insistence that it will not implement the fiscal measures lined up for 2019 and 2020 if the International Monetary Fund (IMF) does not join the Greek programme with funding but did not suggest that there has been any significant change in Athens’s position ahead of the June 15 Eurogroup.

The information that emerged from the meeting of the secretariat under the leadership of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are sketchy but there does not seem to have been a significant clash between members and the party leadership over the impasse at the ...

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