Tsakalotos states case on pension cuts in bid to overcome lenders' reluctance
No imminent decision on pension cuts as Athens moves ahead with minimum wage increase
Lenders' visit concludes with no firm answer on pension cuts
Mixed picture for government after first day of talks with creditors
Lenders appear at ease with Tsipras pledges, cautious on pension cuts
Fiscal matters expected to dominate talks as lenders return for post-MoU check
IMF's outlook on debt unsustainability adds to doubts after inconclusive Eurogroup
The Greek government attempted to put a positive spin on Thursday’s Eurogroup even though it seems to have come under strong pressure to adopt the fiscal measures demanded by the International Monetary Fund in advance and emerged from the Brussels meeting without any clear indication of when or under what terms the institutions will return to Athens.
According to reports, the representatives of the four institutions insisted in a meeting with Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos ahead of the Eurogroup that Athens would have to adopt the contingent measures, including a reduction to the tax-free thresh...
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