Slovakia not ready to pay any price for IMF in Greece
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Slovakia would welcome the International Monetary Fund’s involvement in the Greek bailout but is not willing to pay any price for it, including accepting any debt relief, which Athens does not need, Slovak Finance Minister Peter Kazimir said. “As for our friends from the IMF, we like them and it’s good to have them on board,” Kazimir said on Twitter. “But I’m not willing to pay any price for their participation, green-lighting the IMF kind of debt relief – which Greece does not need.” Greece is in talks with its international lenders to close a review of reforms
High fuel costs. Greek drivers pay the second highest amount in euros for gasoline in the EU after Italy, although this country boasts the seventh lowest total car use costs. On average, Italians spend 136 euros per vehicle per month at the pump, while for Greeks the cost comes to 127 euros, according to a survey by LeasePlan.