Schulz Calls for Greek Investment Program, Rheinische Post Says

Greece needs an investment program to help the country grow while it cuts its debt, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said in an interview with the Rheinische Post.

The program should provide a “sustainable investment and growth initiative” to accompany austerity measures, Schulz told told the newspaper. He suggested that European Union funds might be used to produce solar energy or expand Greece’s transportation infrastructure, the Rheinische Post reported.

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