Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

THE INTERVIEW

‘Mexico will not finance US wall’, foreign minister says

Read more

ACROSS AFRICA

African nations need to prepare for potential return of thousands of jihadists

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

DR Congo former child soldiers awarded $10 mn in damages in landmark ruling

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Website roots out "Rotten Apples"

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Putin's press conference, Alabama election, One Planet Summit, Brexit Phase II, Disney & Fox

Read more

#TECH 24

WorldRemit: Helping migrant workers send money back home

Read more

FOCUS

The challenges awaiting the new leader of South Africa's ANC

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Bangladeshi PM calls violence in Myanmar 'unacceptable'

Read more

DOWN TO EARTH

Was 2017 the worst year for the environment?

Read more

Business

Geithner urges Athens to move quickly on reform

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2010-04-24

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Saturday pressed Greece's finance minister to quickly implement financial reforms and roll out a massive bailout to curb the country's debt crisis.

AFP - US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Saturday pressed Greece's finance minister to quickly implement financial reforms and roll out a massive bailout to curb the country's debt crisis.

Geithner met George Papaconstantinou along with representatives of the European Union and the International Monetary Fund on the margins of a meeting of world finance ministers in Washington.

"Secretary Geithner encouraged them to move quickly to put in place a package of strong reforms and substantial concrete financial support," the treasury said in a statement.

Date created : 2010-04-24

  • GREECE

    Merkel says Greek bailout should proceed only if euro in jeopardy

    Read more

  • USA

    G20 seeks to reassure markets as Greek woes dominate

    Read more

COMMENT(S)