Jack Lew does Athens and urges continued reform, but promises nothing on debt

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US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talks with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (not pictured) during their meeting in Athens, Greece, 21 July 2016.

Jack Lew does Athens and urges continued reform, but promises nothing on debt


As promised by President Obama in Warsaw earlier this month, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew concluded his post-Brexit vote European consultations and visited Athens for 7 hours July 21, en route to the G20 summit in China.

The visit included meetings with Finance Minister Tsakalotos and the obligatory press conference, a meeting with Economy Minister George Stathakis, a meeting with PM Alexis Tsipras, and a meeting with opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the New Democracy party, currently ...


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