Eyes on Eurogroup as Working Group fails to keep IMF on board over Greece’s debt

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A Greek flag flies between flags of other European countries in front of the Council of Europe building in Strasbourg, France, 23 June 2015.

“IMF so far is not in the debt measures draft,” suggests EU official, presenting the Monday night situation as rather “difficult”.


EU official appeared optimistic before Monday's Euro Working Group (EWG) concluded, while suggesting that it would be "very very hard to get the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on board," as Tuesday's Eurogroup that will have to decide on Greece's first tranche disbursement, on the third bailout programme.

This difficult situation has also to do with Greece's decision along with the EU institutions to lay back on privatisations. Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos achieved to keep the ...


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