By Renee Maltezou
ATHENS, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Greece hopes that a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama that begins on Tuesday will increase pressure on its creditors to grant debt relief to an economy shattered by years of recession.
The United States and the International Monetary Fund have urged a restructuring of Greece’s crippling debt load but face resistance from the European Union, particularly Germany, whose banks would be most exposed to such a move.
Obama, on his last trip to Europe before handing power to Donald Trump in January, will discuss the debt issue and the continent’s mi…
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