Greece won’t cooperate with ‘troika,’ rejects aid extension

http://rt.com/news/228031-greece-troika-varoufakis-bailout/

Tourists stand near the temple of Parthenon atop the ancient site of the Athens Acropolis on a cold and windy dayThe new left-wing Greek government has said that it will not cooperate with the ‘troika’ of international lenders, and does not plan to seek an extension for its aid package which is set to expire at the end of February.

Without the aid, Greek banks could face being shut off from European Central Bank funding. “This position enabled us to win the trust of the Greek people,” Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Friday during a joint press conference with Jeroen Dijsselbloem, head of the eurozone finance ministers’ group. Read Full Article



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