Athens prepares final 2019 budget after green light to ditch pension cuts

EconomyProgramme Tags: Budget, Eurogroup, IMF, Pensions
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The government is set to submit the final version of the 2019 budget to Parliament on Wednesday without the pension cuts that were pre-legislated in 2017 but with the so-called “positive” measures announced by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki Expo in September.

Reportedly, no objections were raised by eurozone members states’ representatives at the Euro Working Group on Thursday when a European Commission official stated that Greece could meet its primary surplus target of 3.5 percent of GDP next year without ...

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