Leaders to meet in Moscow before Greece’s loan deadline

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Greece’s Alternate Finance Minister, Dimitris Mardas, has said his country won’t default on their payments to the International Monetary Fund. Prior to the loan repayment deadline, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsi-pras is expected to make an official visit to Moscow to meet with Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin . CCTV’s Anya Ardayeva filed this report from Moscow.

Leaders plan to meet in Moscow before Greece\'s loan deadline

Leaders plan to meet in Moscow before Greece\'s loan deadline

Greece's Alternate Finance Minister, Dimitris Mardas, has said his country won't default on their payments to the International Monetary Fund. Prior to the loan repayment deadline, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsi-pras is expected to make an official visit to Moscow to meet with Russia's president, Vladimir Putin . CCTV's Anya Ardayeva filed this report from Moscow.

Highlights:

  • Greece is expected to pay back an IMF loan of about $494 million on April 9.
  • Earlier, Greek officials told the creditors that the country would run out of money next week.