Athens hopes IMF prepayment go-ahead aids case for lower fiscal targets
Athens strives to bridge fiscal gap before unveiling 2020 draft budget
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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
Early IMF repayment next goal for Athens after concluding second post-MoU review
The Greek government is aiming to come to an arrangement with its lenders in the coming days so that it can pay off early at least some of the 10 billion euros it owes to the International Monetary Fund.
Athens is hoping to take the step towards reducing its public debt and bringing down its debt servicing costs after concluding its second post-programme review on Friday.
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