Greece expects debt-relief talks once compliance assessment made: finance ministry

Sat Sep 12, 2015 11:24am EDT
 
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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece expects debt-relief talks with its creditors to start as soon as the first assessment of compliance with its bailout agreement has taken place, the finance ministry in Athens said on Saturday.

Greece's caretaker government is fulfilling its responsibilities in connection with the agreement, the ministry said in a statement.

The statement coincided with a meeting of European Union finance ministers in Luxembourg.

(Reporting by John Stonestreet, editing by Larry King)

 
A Greek flag flutters in the wind above tourists visiting the archaeological site of the Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece July 26, 2015. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun