IMF and EU inspectors in Greece to review economic situation

Greece’s finance minister held talks with officials from the European Commission, International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank on Monday, just as the European Union announced an upward revision of the country’s deficit figures to 15.4 per cent.

The delegates were in Athens for a two-week inspection visit of Greece’s implementation of a three-year loan agreement worth 110 billion euros (140 billion dollars) that rescued the country from bankruptcy.

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