The debt-ridden country has
promised to slash €11.5 billion ($14.1 billion) off its 2013-14 budget
in order to continue receiving emergency rescue loans from other
eurozone countries and the International Monetary Fund.
“We are not there yet, we still have €3.5 billion to €4 billion to cover,” Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras said.
inspectors from the IMF, European Union and European Central Bank
concluded a new round of austerity negotiations in Athens at the
weekend, and are set to return in early September to finalize the latest
round of cuts.