Athens strives to bridge fiscal gap before unveiling 2020 draft budget

EconomyProgramme Tags: Budget, EC, Eurogroup
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has given assurances ahead of his visit to Athens on Friday that the Greek government and the institutions will be able to bridge the fiscal gap for 2020 before the draft budget is submitted to Brussels on October 15.

Speaking to Ta Nea newspaper ahead of his meetings with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, Moscovici would not be drawn on the size of the fiscal gap but suggested he is confident that the issue will be settled ...

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