Advertising Console

    France backs Greek austerity delay - at a price

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Greece must deliver on its reform promises. That was the message from French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici who was in Athens on Thursday to meet Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and key members of his cabinet.

    France has said it will back Greece's request for an extra two years to reduce its public deficit, but in return needs to see action not just words.