Greece to vote on anti-poverty bill vote despite EU challenge

Greece to vote on anti-poverty bill vote despite EU challenge

Athens (AFP) – Greece will go ahead with a vote in parliament Wednesday on a “humanitarian crisis” bill to help its poorest households, ignoring apparent pressure from the EU to halt the legislation.

Athens has reacted angrily to a request from Declan Costello, a representative on the European Commission team monitoring Greece, telling the government not to make a “unilateral” move.

In this latest skirmish between the Greeks and their creditors, government spokesman Gabriel Sakellaridis said the Commission’s move amounted to a “veto” of the bill and added to the “pressure” on Greece……

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