European creditors steeled for bailout negotiations

Jack Barton, CCTV (Chinese TV), 26.01.2015

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Eurozone finance ministers have wrapped up a meeting in Brussels where the new Greek anti-austerity government was a hot topic of discussion. CCTV correspondent Jack Barton reports that while officials are taking a tough stand that Greece needs to honor its financial commitments, they're also indicating they are open to some concessions. [...]

As a relatively new and untainted party, Syriza is also seen as being in a better position to fight corruption and rampant tax evasion.

"These kind of things previous government was not able to delieve as much as someone hopeful...and exchange might be ready to give concession and limits," said Janis Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies of European Policy Center. [...]

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