Athens waits for green light from Eurogroup so it can settle IMF loans early

EconomyProgramme Tags: Eurogroup, IMF

The third post-programme review, which was due to begin this Monday, has been postponed for a few days as Athens looks to secure the disbursement of nearly 1 billion euros from the Eurogroup on April 5.

Settling the second review would allow the Greek government to request permission from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to pay off some or all of its loans to the International Monetary Fund earlier than planned.

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