Greek debt relief ‘on the table’ in bailout talks

Greek debt relief ‘on the table’ in bailout talks

Eurozone ministers will finally address debt relief for Greece, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselboem said Monday, meeting a key demand of Athens that has been resisted by its pro-austerity partners following its bailout.

"We have a long standing promise that if the Greek government fulfills its commitments … we will do what is necessary to make debt service manageable," said Dijsselbleom, the head of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers.

"Today, … we made explicit that the discussion is on our table," the Dutch finance minister said.


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