The remarks came after the Syriza government resumed talks with the troika of international creditors to unlock 7.2 billion euros ($8 billion). Earlier, in April, Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Euclid Tsakalotos was put at the helm of a new group conducting the negotiation. The group was previously headed by Varoufakis.
Greek government debt payment schedule for 2015 pic.twitter.com/ZzzGc1T5rL— Edward Harrison (@edwardnh) 27 апреля 2015
Greece has to transfer over $1 billion in loan repayments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by May 12. Greece's debt to the troika, comprising the European Union, the European Central Bank and the IMF, is estimated to be some $270 billion.