Mixed picture for government after first day of talks with creditors

EconomyProgramme Tags: Banking, EC, IMF, Pensions, Reforms, Taxes
Photo via @JunckerEU
Photo via @JunckerEU

A mixed picture emerged following the first day of talks between Greek government officials and the institutions’ mission chiefs in Athens as part of the post-programme visit by the lenders, which began on Monday.

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Alternate Finance Minister Giorgos Houliarakis met with the visiting officials for the first time on Wednesday and, according to government sources, the issue of calling off next year’s pension cuts was raised.

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