Greece agrees to launch debt swap for private creditors March 8

PanARMENIAN.Net - Greece's cabinet agreed on Saturday, Feb 18, to launch a debt swap for private creditors on March 8 with the aim of completing it by March 11, Reuters quoted a government official as saying.

The swap is to accompany a $130 billion rescue package that Athens hopes to agree with its euro zone partners on Monday and will mean that creditors take a 70 percent cut in the real value of their holdings.

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The sides will sign the agreement on the construction of the power unit, once the preparatory work is over, the Energy Minister said.
4.2% increase in the economic activity index was mainly conditioned by this year’s positive dynamics in agriculture, an official said.
Head of Rosatom Sergey Kiriyenko and Armenia's Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Yervand Zakharyan signed the deal.
Around 10.6% will be spent on economy, 7.2% will be used to repay Armenia's debts, 3.5% will go the communities as budget subsidies.
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