HELSINKI Nov 20 Finland's finance minister said
on Tuesday she was unsure whether euro zone finance ministers
would approve Greece's next loan tranche at a meeting later in
"I'm not at all sure that it will happen. More information
is needed before a decision can be made, so the situation is
very much open," Jutta Urpilainen told reporters after a
Finance ministers had been seen as likely to give tentative
approval for the next tranche on Tuesday though the money is
unlikely to be disbursed before December and a deal on debt
reduction may require further talks.
Urpilainen repeated that Finland was ready to give Greece
more time to reach its financing programme targets but said a
restructuring of its debt was out of the question.