New Democracy: Government is Lying when it Says it Won’t Cut Pensions

New DemocracyMain opposition party the to SYRIZA-ANEL led government, New Democracy accused Greek government spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili of lying when she stated that pensions will not be cut again, noting that the budget signed recently by the government foresees new slashes in main pensions.

“The government included in the budget pension cuts totaling 1.7 billion euros and committed for general cuts of up to 3.2 billion euros,” the party said. Furthermore, ND said, instead of giving the 13th pension it had promised, it has proceeded with 13 pension cuts.
(source: ana-mpa)