Athens hopes IMF prepayment go-ahead aids case for lower fiscal targets
Athens strives to bridge fiscal gap before unveiling 2020 draft budget
IMF warns of uphill battle for economy as Athens seeks to close 2020 fiscal gap
Fourth review talks conclude with fiscal differences remaining
Second day of review yields progress, work needed on fiscal front
Fiscal issues dominate talks as fourth post-programme review ensues
Greece sends request for 3-year ESM programme, reform proposals to come
As agreed at Tuesday’s Eurogroup, the new Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos sent a letter on Wednesday to the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) officially requesting a new 3-year programme.
The Eurogroup Working Group will deal with the letter on Wednesday. A meeting of the Eurogroup via teleconference has been postponed.
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