BRUSSELS, July 7 (Reuters) – The euro zone agreed on Tuesday
new debt relief measures for Greece worth about 750 million
euros ($840 million) as part of the country’s post-bailout
The money comes from profits made by euro zone central banks
on Greek government bonds and the reduction to zero of the
step-up interest margin on certain euro zone loans to Athens
this year, said the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), the
bloc’s rescue fund.
($1 = 0.8878 euros)
(Reporting by Francesco Guarascio; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
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