First days of talks confirm gap between Greece, lenders on pensions

PoliticsGreek Politics

Two important developments emerged from the first set of negotiations between the Greek government and the visiting mission chiefs as part of the first bailout review, which began on Monday.

According to media reports citing government sources, the institutions rejected the Greek proposal for increasing the social security contributions for supplementary pensions by 1.5 percentage points (1 point for employers and 0.5 pp for employees).

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