FinMin Stournaras Denies Fiscal Gap Is As High As 7 Billion Euros

FinMin Stournaras Denies Fiscal Gap Is As High As 7 Billion Euros

Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras refused to reveal whether or not he will retain his post after the forthcoming government reshuffle, when asked by journalists, reported the Athens Macedonian News Agency. He added that these are issues dealt with by the prime minister.
Earlier, he had a meeting with Premier Antonis Samaras, in which he briefed him about IMF's decision to approve the disbursement of a 3.5-billion-euro bailout loan tranche to Greece.
Stournaras shared, that the IMF's latest review on Greece speaks well of Greece, recognizing the government's and the people's efforts and foreseeing positive growth rates. The minister dismissed the media reports saying the IMF's latest review estimates Greece's fiscal gap at 7 billion euros.

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