Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Tuesday he would push ahead with implementing deep spending cuts and lashed out at unamed foreign officials for sabotaging his country’s efforts to solve its problems.
Samaras addressed members of his party as inspectors from the troika, the trio of international lenders keeping Greece afloat, returned to Athens to relaunch its stalled economic plan.
The officials from the International Monetary Fund, European Commission and European Central Bank must decide whether to keep the nation hooked up to a 130-billion-euro lifeline or let it go bust.
In his speech, Samaras said some foreign officials were making irresponsible comments, predicting Greece won’t make it.
“I say it openly and publicly, they undermine our national effort. We do all we can to bring the country back on its feet and they do all they can so we can fail,” he said.
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