Greece anxious to redeem “positive momentum” in talks, without agreement in sight

New Europe / Alexandros Michailidis

Greek Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos meets Finance EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici in Berlaymont, Brussels , 12 Jan. 2017

Tsakalotos meets Moscovici in Brussels, hoping for a swift conclusion of Greece’s second review, while IMF remains a question


Following a meeting with the Greek Financial Minister, Euclid Tsakalotos, the Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Pierre Moscovici expressed optimism for the conclusion of the second review of the third bailout programme.

The meeting at the Berlaymont took places hours before the scheduled Euro-working group across the street, with Greece’s “Staff Level Agreement” (SLA) agreement still appearing a distant prospect.

"There is positive momentum, as all parties are looking for a ...


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