Greek lawmakers approved tax increases and a new privatization fund on Sunday and freed up the sale of non-performing loans in exchange for much-needed bailout loans and debt relief.
Athens hopes the measures, two days before a key meeting of Eurozone finance ministers, will help it unlock the funds it needs to pay off debts to the European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund and government contractors.
Greeks have already paid a lot, but this is probably the first time that the possibility of these sacrifices being the last is so evident, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told lawmakers before a vote in parliament.
His left-led coalition, re-elected in September on pledges to implement the terms of a 86-billion euro ($96 …
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