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Greece Nears Third Rescue Deal as Schaeuble Expresses Confidence

“The debt sustainability issue may hinder an agreement, but I hope it doesn’t come to that,” Maltese Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said.


Greek Parliament Passes Bailout Agreement

Maltese Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said concerns about Greece’s long term debt sustainability could still block approval of the third package.


Eurozone finance ministers decide on Greek bailout 

Malta’s Edward Scicluna is next to arrive — he tells the press pack that he favours reprofiling Greece’s debt (eg, extending payback dates) rather than a haircut on the face value.

And do you expect a short meeting, or a long one?

What I wish for, is that it’s not too long, Scicluna smiles hopefully.

Amen to that.




– 16th August, 2015



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