EU warns Greece not to 'play games' with IMF

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said funds from the International Monetary Fund are not necessaryThe EU’s economic affairs commissioner called on Athens “not to play games” with the International Monetary Fund as the body decides whether to participate in Greece’s latest bailout. Pierre Moscovici insisted the IMF must play a role in the three-year, 86-billion-euro ($93-billion) rescue package agreed in July, but Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said funds from the institution are not necessary. “We don’t play games with the IMF,” Moscovici said in an interview with the German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung.

Share this article