Thursday May 28, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
14o C
09o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
IMF expects ideas from eurozone on bridging Greece’s funding gap

By Katerina Sokou

The representatives of the country’s creditors will return to Athens once a series of technical issues are cleared up, while the bridging of the funding gap will be necessary for the completion of the ongoing assessment of Greece’s progress, an IMF spokesman said in Washington on Thursday.

Gerry Rice added that the Fund expects specific proposals from the eurozone on how the gap will be covered.

“We usually require a degree of specific measures to ensure sustainability for the next 12 months,” he said when asked if the eurozone needs to take any measures or make a general commitment.

On the other hand, it now appears the IMF is not bent on pressuring the Europeans regarding the lightening of Greece’s debt.

Rice expressed confidence that the Europeans will fulfill their pledge to secure the long-term sustainability of the country’s debt, as long as Greece fulfills its own commitments.

ekathimerini.com , Thursday February 6, 2014 (22:06)  
Lagarde says still much work to do in Greek debt talks
European shares edge lower as Greek deal optimism fades
ECB´s Nowotny says no to loosening funding for Greece now
New measure to benefit tax dodgers
G-7 weighs in on Greece as Tsipras government told to be serious
Germany and France told Greece to get serious about striking a deal on rescue aid, as ministers from the world’s biggest economies urged a resolution of the crisis to stop it from spilling b...
Athens, creditors offer conflicting views on negotiations
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Wednesday that a deal with creditors was “close” and government officials said an agreement was being drafted but representatives of the country’s creditor...
Inside News
SOCCER
Panathinaikos conquers PAOK through Tavlaridis goal
A Stathis Tavlaridis goal has brought Panathinaikos to practically within one point from clinching a spot in next season’s Champions League qualifiers, as the Greens made it three out of thr...
SOCCER
AEK Athens returns to top league after financial collapse
Greek club AEK Athens has just returned to the country's top soccer league, two years after financial collapse sent it to a lower league. One of the country's largest clubs, AEK sealed its s...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
Endless confusion and worry
The Holy See on Wednesday expressed its own view regarding the Greek crisis. Cardinal Pietro Parolin – the Vatican’s equivalent of prime minister – voiced his concern over ongoing negotiatio...
EDITORIAL
Following up on a positive step
The latest European initiatives aimed at addressing the rising number of asylum seekers and irregular migrants reaching the shores of Greece and other Mediterranean countries are important. ...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Lagarde says still much work to do in Greek debt talks
2. European shares edge lower as Greek deal optimism fades
3. G-7 weighs in on Greece as Tsipras government told to be serious
4. ECB´s Nowotny says no to loosening funding for Greece now
5. Panathinaikos conquers PAOK through Tavlaridis goal
6. New measure to benefit tax dodgers
more news
Today
This Week
1. Endless confusion and worry
2. ECB's Nowotny says no to loosening funding for Greece now
3. G-7 weighs in on Greece as Tsipras government told to be serious
4. Following up on a positive step
5. European shares edge lower as Greek deal optimism fades
6. Lagarde says still much work to do in Greek debt talks
Today
This Week
1. Conspiracy madness
2. Hotel contracts with a ‘Greek default clause’
3. Neither Grexit nor a dual currency will solve Greece’s problems
4. No more 'quick and dirty' fixes for Greece
5. Some 300 mln left banks on Tuesday
6. Merkel said to plan address for Greece if deal reached
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.