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Greece has met the demands of its creditors—so where’s the debt relief?

Last Monday, a meeting between the IMF and a group of Eurozone countries went awry

By Vicky Pryce  

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Photo: Marios Lolos/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

Greece is once again making headlines. Yet again, there is a spat about what to do with its debt. At a Eurogroup meeting last week, the International Monetary Fund and a group of Eurozone countries, led by Germany, were at loggerheads. It finished late in the evening without progress, or the disbursement of much needed funds.

Greece is unfortunate to be caught in the middle of this. Arguably, the country had done its bit in very difficult…

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