Differences over pension cuts stand in way of technical agreement

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

Officially, the Greek government is still holding out hope that it will reach an agreement with the institutions this week but all the signs are pointing to more time being needed after a setback in the negotiations.

Speaking on Skai TV on Sunday, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said that Athens is making every effort so there can be a technical agreement by Friday, when eurozone finance minister are due to meet in Malta. He said that developments should...

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