Lenders set to keep coalition waiting for answer on pension cuts

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: ECB, Eurogroup, IMF, New Democracy, Pensions, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The Greek government is likely to have to wait until the December 3 Eurogroup until it finds out whether its request for next year’s pension cuts to be shelved will be accepted by the country’s lenders.

A senior eurozone official told journalists in Brussels on Monday that the December meeting of finance ministers seems the most likely point at which a decision will be taken. This is something of a setback for Athens, which had been hoping the matter w...

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