Athens set to press ahead with primary residence law despite differences with lenders
Athens and lenders continue talks on outstanding actions, aiming to conclude by March 25
IMF outlines areas in which Greece needs further reforms, where it should apply caution
Disbursement delayed until April as lenders wait for primary residence law to be settled
Deliberations over primary residence bill set to delay green light from Eurogroup
Foreclosure bill undergoing final adjustments to satisfy creditors
Question mark over pension cuts in 2019 draft budget as Athens looks to lenders
The Greek government will not include next year’s pension cuts, or will at least present a scenario in which they are not implemented, in the 2019 draft budget due to be submitted to Parliament on Monday as it steps up its efforts to scrap the measure, which was pre-legislated last year.
A senior government official told journalists on Friday, at the sidelines of the UN general assembly in New York, that the 1 percent of GDP in pension spending reductions would not be included in the draft budget and that some of the fiscal counter-meas...
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