Greece Flashes Warning Signals About Its Debt


Omonia Square in Athens. Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, met with Lee Buchheit, a debt lawyer, on Friday. Neither would say what they spoke about. CreditAlkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

WASHINGTON — By the standards of his frenzied schedule here last week, the meeting on Friday between Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister, and Lee C. Buchheit, the dean of international debt lawyers, was a quiet one.

There was none of the media scrum that had followed Mr. Varoufakis around town during the semiannual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, as he paid calls on the I.M.F. chief, Christine Lagarde; the head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi; the United States Treasury secretary, Jacob J. Lew, and even President Obama…

Greece Flashes Warning Signals About Its Debt

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