Greece set to pass fresh austerity measures

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Series Details 28.9.11
Publication Date 28/09/2011
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Τhe Greek parliament passed an unpopular new property tax on the 27 September 2011 in an attempt to satisfy international lenders and pave the way for the next bail-out tranche, despite the objection of a number of deputies in the ruling socialist Pasok party.

However other parts of the legislative package in Greece would be delayed for a period the government announced.

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