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Unresolved pensions issues complicate the fiscal front
Confirming initial indications, farmers appear disappointed and reluctant to accept the government proposal presented by the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday. Taking also into account the continued strong objection of self-employed to the proposed link of social security contributions to their income, this means that there is still a long way until a compromise is reached on the pension plan.
On top of the pension reform, which is key for the successful conclusion of the first programme review, there are a number of pending issues that have a marked fiscal impact on the pension system.
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