Parliament holds secret debate on second Greek loan

MPs were called together by finance minister Jan Kees de Jager and Dutch Bank president Nout Wellink on Thursday morning for a secret emergency debate on the possibility of a second loan to debt-ridden Greece, reports the Financieele Dagblad.

According to the paper, MPs confirmed they were called back from the Easter recess but would not divulge any details on what was said.
The fact the meeting took place feeds speculation there will have to be a second round of loans for Greece, says the paper.
Last week the government’s alliance partner PVV said it did not want to give any more money to Greece.
De Jager said at the time of the first rescue package, worth €110bn, that the Dutch contribution would be around €5.5bn.

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