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Tsipras reveals how excess surplus will be shared out, eyes political relief
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced in a televised address on Monday night that his government will redistribute 1.4 billion euros from this year’s fiscal overperformance, setting the stage for a political battle with his opponents.
The speech had not been advertised earlier and caught many by surprise, although the government had been discussing for some weeks about the excess primary surplus and how it would be shared out before the end of the year. Tsipras took to the airwaves a...
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