The minister of Labour said that the institutions “don’t say to reduce the pension”, but the issue of return of benefits, contributions, unlike the government, which, as he said, interested in the redistributive character and “trying to find balance”.
At the same time, the appreciated that it is possible to reach an agreement directly for the pension, but as he said “we need a decision of the Eurogroup”, adding that I don’t know if it will be held Eurogroup earlier than planned.
According to the minister of Labour, during the meeting entered the road “map” of the negotiation between the government and the lenders for the underwriting, which consists of four thematic modules.
The architecture of the system – amount of national pension and replacement rates,
farmers, freelancers, and the new proposals and changes made by the government for these groups,
recalculation of pensions 2018, and the way in which the personal difference,
Outgoing from the meeting, mr Katrougalos said that there was an exchange of views on these issues. The ministry’s aim, as noted, is to consider initially the first three issues and stay last the issue of supplementary.