Jacob Lew

Greece Defies EU, U.S. on Sanctions for Iranian Bank

Greece has defied the European Union and the United States by blocking EU sanctions on Iranian bank Saderat that the U.S. accuses of financing terrorism, says a Wall Street Journal report. According to the report, Athens' action marked the first...

Greek Prime Minister to U.S. Treasury Secretary: Deal Must Respect Greeks

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a phone conversation with the United States Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew prior to Sunday's Euro Summit. According to Reuters, a Greek government official said that Tsipras told Lew that willingness and commitment is...