Greece races against clock to submit reforms

Athens • Greece made a request for aid from Europe’s bailout fund Wednesday as it rushed to deliver details of its proposed economic reforms in time to secure the country’s future in the euro and avoid a descent into financial chaos. The government has asked for a three-year loan program and insisted the rescue will be accompanied by major economic reforms. No amount was mentioned. According to the letter sent to the European Stability Mechanism, Athens said it would “immediately implement a set...

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