Greek parliament approves bailout reforms for new loans

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 15, 2018 1:15 PM

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's parliament approved a bill for fiscal, energy and labor reforms prescribed by the country's international lenders in exchange for fresh bailout funds.

The draft legislation was approved by a majority of lawmakers in the 300-seat parliament. Thousands of people had rallied outside the building to protest against the measures.

(Reporting by Renee Maltezou; editing by John Stonestreet)