The eurozone must decide on Monday how to keep Greece on a lifeline but is divided over whether to delay aid payments to Athens in an attempt to force through...

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The eurozone must decide on Monday how to keep Greece on a lifeline but is divided over whether to delay aid payments to Athens in an attempt to force through unpopular reforms ranging from sacking public workers to selling state assets. Greece is hoping to get approval for the release of 8.1bn euros as part of its 240-billion-euro rescue package, which it needs to pay back 2.2bn euros of bonds in August. A split in Greece's governing coalition over how to shrink the public sector has cast doubt upon Athens' ability to meet the demands of its bailout program. (VIEW LINK)


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