Greece may receive aid tranche in next few weeks to pay arrears – Dow Jones

Author: Gerry Davies | Category: News

Greece’s international creditors considering whether to grant small tranche in the weeks ahead.

Dep FinMin Sachinidis speaking on Mega TV said the funds would go to paying off part of the 6 bln accumulated arrears the government owes private contractors.

The official opined that the disbursement could come before the Greek elections saying “There is a discussion that, likely before the elections, we will get a tranche that will allow us to pay some of, not the total of, the arrears.”