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Greek aims for bailout review deal on Feb, 20 with no more austerity
February 14, 2017 / 12:11 PM / 9 months ago

Greek aims for bailout review deal on Feb, 20 with no more austerity

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece believes a crucial bailout review conclusion is very likely on Feb. 20 if all sides show a constructive stance with Athens aiming for a deal that will not include more austerity, the country’s government spokesman said on Tuesday.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech at the ruling Syriza party central committee in Athens, Greece February 11, 2017. REUTERS/Michalis Karagiannis

“The deal we are negotiating does not include even one euro of extra austerity,” Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told reporters.

Reporting by Renee Malrtezou, writing by George Georgiopoulos

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