Greece celebrates end of EU fiscal oversight after 12 years
25 August 2022 | 6:56 am
The EU will no longer monitor Greek state finances, ending a policy that lasted for 12 years. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotaki calls it a "historic day for Greece and all Greeks."
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