(Der Spiegel) Berlin, IMF To Refuse Fresh Aid for Greece

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Greece has fallen behind with its budget cuts and is asking lenders for more time to meet the conditions of the 130 billion euro aid package. But that would require fresh help of up to 50 billion euros, SPIEGEL has learned. Neither Berlin nor the IMF are prepared to make that money available.

Germany and other important international creditors are not prepared to extend further loans to Greece beyond what has already been agreed, German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Monday. In addition, SPIEGEL has learned that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) too has signalled it won't take part in any additional financing for Greece.

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Posted July 23, 2012 at 6:59 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Ad Orientem wrote:

It looks like the Europeans are about to cut the Greeks off. I think that is probably best for all concerned.

July 23, 8:58 pm | [comment link]
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