Washington urges debt sustainability in Greek deal

Washington urges debt sustainability in Greek deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Thursday urged top German & French officials to hammer out a debt deal with Greece that will ensure Athens is able to pay its debts.

Lew "underscored the importance of achieving debt sustainability in the upcoming negotiations," a Treasury official said of Lew's meetings in Europe, which included a meeting with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin & French Finance Minister Michel Sapin in Paris.

Lew moreover met with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi in Frankfurt, the official said.

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(Reporting by Jason Lange; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Jack Lew

Source: “Reuters”

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