Greek Government To Seek Two-year Extension To Bailout Term

Greek Bailout

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's new government is to ask lenders for two more years to hit fiscal targets, responding to huge public pressure for a softening of an international bailout but setting up a showdown with its euro zone partners.

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