Institutions arrive in Athens to resume negotiations with the Greek goverment

The representatives of the institutions arrived on Wednesday in Athens to resume negotiations in order to reach an agreement by the end of the week.

According to sources, the meetings with the economic staff will start on Wednesday afternoon. Non-performing loans, the protection of first residence from foreclosures, equal measures for the 23 pct VAT on private education, the settlement of 100 debt installments and generic drugs’ prices are the pending issues that need to be resolved for the disbursement of the 2 billion tranche. At the same time, the Finance ministry brings to Parliament the provisions for uncollected rents and the taxation of income from rents.