Primary surplus targets become part of main political agenda ahead of elections

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA

The issue of Greece’s primary surplus targets has come back into the country’s political debate after New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis renewed his vow to try to lower the fiscal goals if he comes to power.

Mitsotakis delivered a slightly more nuanced message at the Delphi Economic Forum on Friday, where he said that as prime minister he would seek a “grand bargain” with Greece’s creditors. His government would first over-deliver on reforms and then ask fo...

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