Greek debt relief a possibility once bailout reforms in place-Eurogroup head

April 17, 2015 5:33 PM

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WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - Euro zone lenders could deliver on their 2012 promise to help ease Greece's debt burden only once Athens implements reforms agreed under its international bailout, the chairman of euro zone finance ministers Jeroen Dijsselbloem said.

While there is no willingness to forgive Greece any of the loans euro zone governments extended to the country under its 240 billion euro bailout, the euro zone could consider lengthening maturities and cutting interest on the loans.

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