Troika arrives in Greece as government seeks more cuts

Greece’s international creditors return to Athens to assess how far from bailout terms the country has strayed as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras pieces together additional budget cuts.

24th July, 2012
“There is a feeling that the German government may be pushing for a Greek exit from the euro," said one analyst.

Greece’s international creditors return to Athens to assess how far from bailout terms the country has strayed as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras pieces together additional budget cuts that may determine the country’s membership in the euro area.

Samaras, who will speak to his New Democracy lawmakers at midday today, will see the “troika” of officials representing the euro area, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund on July 27th,...

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