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Eurogroup emphasises limited room for discussion on fiscal targets
The first Eurogroup meeting after the election of a new government in Greece left New Democracy in no doubt that it faces a real challenge in trying to convince the institutions that the primary surplus for the coming years should be lowered.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis has identified the lowering of the 3.5 percent of GDP primary surplus target, which will be in place until 2022, as key goal for his government. He has added, though, that he will not raise the issue immediately, and will try to gene...
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