Moscovici tries to kill discussion of primary surplus targets as easing of capital controls cleared

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European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici sought to kill off the discussion about lowering Greece’s post-2018 primary surplus targets when he visited Athens on Monday.

During a press briefing following a meeting with the Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Moscovici stressed that “we just confirmed a few weeks ago the framework of the programme including the fiscal targets that it involves,” adding “I would not ...

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