Greece eyes higher growth as possible catalyst for Eurogroup deal

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Debt, EC, IMF, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

In an apparent change of direction, the Greek government appears to have pinned its hopes for an agreement with creditors at the June 15 Eurogroup on the possibility of the country’s growth projections being revised upwards and this feeding into the debt relief measures that will be needed.

The first reference to this idea was made during Wednesday’s regular press briefing by government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos. He set out three “main principles” that Athens is using as a guide for an agreement next week: Medium-term debt relief me...

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