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Spain says Eurogroup may block Greek loan if officials not granted immunity

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MADRID (Reuters) - The Eurogroup of finance ministers may block an 8.5-billion-euro ($9.5-billion) loan to Greece if it does not grant immunity to privatisation agency officials from Spain, Italy and Slovakia, Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said on Friday.In 2015, a Greek prosecutor charged three officials at the country's privatisation agency with embezzlement for withholding interest payments and breach of duty in relation to a sale and lease-back deal of 28 state-owned buildings. The case is still pending. "If there's not a definitive solution for the situation of these three ...

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First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 17:41 IST
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