Tsipras tweaks message as chance of review compromise emerges

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: IMF, Reforms, SYRIZA, Taxes, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

As speculation mounts that the Greek government is preparing for a compromise with the institutions that will lead to the conclusion of the review, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras presented a slightly more nuanced position during a stormy parliamentary debate on Wednesday night.

There is an increasing belief in Athens that the coalition will agree to legislate straight away a reduction in the tax-free threshold for personal incomes in order to clinch an agreement with the creditors. It appears that the ceiling will be brought d...

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