The representatives of Greece's troika of lenders are not returning to Athens before the Eurogroup meeting on December 9, Simon O'Connor, spokesman for European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn said on Monday.
December 2, 2013
The Greek government has submitted its 2014 budget to parliament, seeking lawmakers’ approval for more spending cuts. But Greece's creditors say the proposals are insufficient and have refused plan.
Deutsche Welle: November 21, 2013
Eurozone finance ministers are "losing patience" with Greece, Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem told a Greek daily as the crisis-hit country prepared to unveil its next budget on Thursday.
AFP: November 21, 2013
Greece will not yield to pressure to impose further austerity measures, said Greek Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras in an interview with CNBC, responding to the Eurogroup's call for the indebted country to step up reform efforts
November 15, 2013
The European Central Bank and the eurozone's central banks are blocking the rollover of the debt maturity on the 19-bln-euro loans to Greece until 2016, Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras said in an interview
October 14, 2013
Greece will "very likely" need more financial aid beyond its current rescue loan programs, which end next year, the chairman of the eurozone finance ministers' meetings acknowledged Thursday.
ABC News: September 5, 2013