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Only Vatican and Greece enjoy such financial benefits, says EWG head
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Only Vatican and Greece enjoy such financial benefits, says EWG head

makis - Sep 20, 2017

The President of the Euro Working Group (EWG) Thomas Weiser warned that Greece would be under the oversight of its creditors for many years to come. In…

EWG teleconference called off; 10 out of 140 prior actions remaining to conclude Greek program
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EWG teleconference called off; 10 out of 140 prior actions remaining to conclude Greek program

Panos - Jun 07, 2017

A Euro Working Group teleconference previously scheduled for Wednesday was called off on account of 10 out of 140 "prior actions" - which Athens must implement in…

EWG to discuss impact of Christmas bonus on Greek program
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EWG to discuss impact of Christmas bonus on Greek program

makis - Dec 19, 2016

The Euro Working Group (EWG) is to meet Tuesday to discuss the impact on the Greek program of the SYRIZA-led government’s decision to grant a one-off supplement…

EWG greenlights disbursement of remaining 1.7 billion euros
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EWG greenlights disbursement of remaining 1.7 billion euros

Panos - Oct 25, 2016

The Euro Working Group has approved the payment of the second tranche installment (worth 1.7 billion euros) following the completion of the first bailout program review. Disbursement…

“In the nick of time” for the release of the 2,8 billion Euros
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“In the nick of time” for the release of the 2,8 billion Euros

Panos - Sep 30, 2016

The EuroWorking Group has directly focused on Athens’ recent progress to implement 15 “prior actions” demanded by institutional creditors, during a meeting in the Belgian capital later…

EWG to focus on Athens’ implementation of ‘prior actions’; Greek side confident of next bailout tranche
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EWG to focus on Athens’ implementation of ‘prior actions’; Greek side confident of next bailout tranche

Panos - Sep 29, 2016

The EuroWorking Group will directly focus on Athens’ recent progress to implement 15 “prior actions” demanded by institutional creditors, during a meeting in the Belgian capital later…

Extraordinary EWG on Monday for Greek bailout review
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Extraordinary EWG on Monday for Greek bailout review

Panos - Jun 06, 2016

An extraordinary Euro Working Group meeting has been announced for Monday 6 June, in order to confirm the completion of the first bailout review. Following the EWG…

EWG to debate debt, taxes and fiscal adjustment mechanism
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EWG to debate debt, taxes and fiscal adjustment mechanism

makis - May 12, 2016

The Alternate Minister of Finance Giorgos Houliarakis will attend Thursday’s Euro Working Group meeting, ahead of the critical Eurogroup meeting scheduled for 24 May. Thursday’s agenda will…

EWG to debate debt, taxes and fiscal adjustment mechanism
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EWG to debate debt, taxes and fiscal adjustment mechanism

Panos - May 12, 2016

The Alternate Minister of Finance Giorgos Houliarakis will attend Thursday’s Euro Working Group meeting, ahead of the critical Eurogroup meeting scheduled for 24 May. Thursday’s agenda will…

Athens seeks swift deal with creditors, as funding hinges on review, debt talks
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Athens seeks swift deal with creditors, as funding hinges on review, debt talks

chris1 - Apr 10, 2016

Labor Minister Giorgos Katrougalos and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos resumed negotiations with representatives of the quartet of the country’s creditors over the weekend, as Greece is in…

Emergency Euro Working Group teleconference
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Emergency Euro Working Group teleconference

Panos - Apr 01, 2016

The progress of negotiations and the distance between the Greek government and its creditors will be on the agenda of an emergency Euro Working Group teleconference, scheduled…

EWG to indicated when mission chiefs may return to Greece
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EWG to indicated when mission chiefs may return to Greece

Panos - Feb 29, 2016

Officials at the Euro Working Group meeting due to take place in Brussels on Monday are expected to decide whether the top representatives of Greece’s lenders should…

ESM convenes to discuss payment of €2bn tranche to Greece
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ESM convenes to discuss payment of €2bn tranche to Greece

ilias1 - Nov 23, 2015

The head of the Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem reported that the Euro Working Group has agreed that Greece has implemented the first package of prior actions, thus paving…

Eurogroup Working Group conference call underway
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Eurogroup Working Group conference call underway

ilias1 - Nov 08, 2015

A Eurogroup Working Group (EWG) conference call to discuss Greece is currently underway, a well-informed source said on Sunday. The Eurozone official told the ANA-MPA that there…

EWG disapproves 2-bln-euro tranche without private school VAT
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EWG disapproves 2-bln-euro tranche without private school VAT

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

Greece has not fulfilled its list of prior actions to deserve the 2-bln-euros benchmarked for the country but there may be a release of funds at the…

EWG decides on whether 2-bln will be disbursed to Greece
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EWG decides on whether 2-bln will be disbursed to Greece

Panos - Oct 29, 2015

The government maintains that it has already covered 90% of the prior actions that European officials demanded, however EU creditors doubt that Greece has voted through even…

Govt seeks to pass through draft bills using fast-track procedures
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Govt seeks to pass through draft bills using fast-track procedures

Panos - Oct 28, 2015

European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis left Greece with an ultimatum during his two-day visit to Greece on Thursday and Friday. He made it clear that prior…