More debt talks lined up but chances of IMF departure growingEconomyProgramme
Following an unsuccessful attempt to reach a compromise on Greece’s debt relief package over the weekend, the country’s lenders are due to make another effort to find common ground on Thursday.
Key debt relief talks fail to result in deal, leaving IMF role in doubtEconomyProgramme
A meeting of Greece’s key lenders on Saturday failed to result in an agreement on the debt relief package that is due to be tabled at the June 21 Eurogroup, leaving diminishing chances of the International Monetary Fund being involved in anything more than a technical capacity in the future.
All eyes on Washington Group's attempt to break debt relief deadlockEconomyProgramme
The Greek government will be watching with some concern when its key lenders gather in Canada over the weekend to discuss debt relief.
Two weeks left for Athens to settle last remaining prior actionsEconomyProgramme
Thursday, June 14, is widely seen as the date by which the Greek government needs to have completed any legislative work related to the fourth review so that the lenders can reach an agreement on the remaining issues by the time the Eurogroup takes place a year later.
No breakthrough on debt talks at Eurogroup but June 21 goal remainsEconomyProgramme
Thursday’s Eurogroup in Brussels failed to deliver a breakthrough on the debt relief talks between Greece’s lenders, although the institutions insist that they are still aiming to deliver a comprehensive agreement by June 21.
Debt relief talks enter final phase, with June 21 as target for dealEconomyProgramme
No final decision on Greek debt relief is expected at Thursday’s Eurogroup, although Athens has received assurances that an agreement will be reached by June 21, when eurozone finance ministers are due to meet in Luxembourg.
After unveiling growth plan, Athens has fourth review loose ends to tackleEconomyProgramme
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras outlined at a cabinet meeting on Monday the growth strategy for the post-programme era, confirming that this task has now been completed and that his government can focus on the other parts of the fourth review that need to be taken care of.
After fourth review SLA, build-up to May 24 Eurogroup beginsEconomyProgramme
After Greece and the institutions reached a staff-level agreement on Saturday, attention is turning to the implementation of the fourth review’s prior actions and the discussion on debt relief and post-programme monitoring between the creditors.
Greece and creditors reach SLA - legislation of reforms and debt relief talks nextEconomyProgramme
Greece and the institutions confirmed on Saturday that they have reached a staff-level agreement (SLA), which paves the way for a global agreement between all sides by June 21, the date targeted by Athens and the lenders.
Fiscal issues appear settled as Greece and institutions head for review dealEconomyProgramme
There appears to have been a breakthrough in the negotiations between Greece and the institutions regarding fiscal issues, which would remove one of the biggest obstacles towards reaching a staff-level agreement on May 24.