Athens eyes cancellation of pension cuts as Tsipras prepares Thessaloniki package

EconomyProgramme Tags: Pensions, Reforms, Taxes, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The Greek government has given its clearest indication yet that it does not intend to implement the 1 percent of GDP in pension cuts due next year.

Ahead of the first meeting of Alexis Tsipras’s new cabinet, two senior coalition figures have suggested that the measure, agreed with the lenders as part of the troublesome second review of the third programme, will be scrapped.

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