Brussels gives Athens thumbs-up for reforms and budget
IMF cool on growth, urges greater effort on bank, fiscal and labour reforms
Greek govt gears for final Eurogroup of 2019, hoping for better terms
Athens hopes IMF prepayment go-ahead aids case for lower fiscal targets
Athens strives to bridge fiscal gap before unveiling 2020 draft budget
IMF warns of uphill battle for economy as Athens seeks to close 2020 fiscal gap
Greece’s first bailout, lenders and their pledge to maintain debt exposure
The Wall Street Journal and El Pais published over the weekend a revealing record of the minutes from the International Monetary Fund’s board meeting in May 2010, which sealed the organizations participation in the first Greek bailout.
“The Dutch, French and German chairs conveyed to the Board the commitments of their commercial banks to support Greece and broadly maintain their exposures,” the document says.
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