The U.S. Treasury calls on EU to ease the debt burden of Greece

The U.S. Treasury calls on EU to ease the debt burden of Greece


The head of U.S. Treasury Jacob Lew noted that Washington is closely monitoring the economic situation in Greece and stressed the importance of reforms in the country.

BRUSSELS, 9 Oct. Maria Knyazeva. The U.S. Treasury Department calls on the European authorities to ease the debt burden of Greece, is spoken in the message of Department.

The Minister of Finance of the USA Jacob Lew for the first time after the elections in Greece, met with Greek counterpart Evklida Tsakalotos, congratulated him on his reappointment as head of the Finance Ministry and the country, “and praised his commitment to find constructive ways (development ed) Greece in the Euro zone”, the statement reads.

Lew noted that the U.S. Treasury “continues to closely monitor the economic situation in Greece” and stressed the importance for the Greek government to continue to shut in the reform agenda and for Europe — “to keep their promises to make Greece’s national debt sustainable in alleviating the debt burden,” the report says.