The lower chamber of the Italian Parliament has approved a 2019 national budget that includes funding to realise campaign promises made by leaders of Italy's government.
New reforms, including restrictions on the right to strike, are set to be approved as the country hopes to get more bailout funding.
7.7 billion euros will come in early July to cover the repayment of 6.9 billion euros worth of maturing Greek debt and 0.8 billion of arrears. A further 0.8 billion euros would be disbursed after the summer.
Pressure is on creditors to reach a deal so that Greece can make a payment of around 7.5 billion euros due in July.
Eurozone seems ready to help Greece with debt repayments after new tax reforms pass
Greece close to finalising third bailout agreement with lenders.
Greece to proceed in automatic cutbacks to secure further financial aid.
Greek government says European Data will confirm it performed better than expected last year
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