It is clear that the present government is falling apart and the connective tissue that is holding it together is dissolving, main opposition New Democracy press spokeswoman Maria Spyraki told the private broadcaster SKAI on Saturday. It was clear that the government had to go, she added, urging citizens to hear ND’s proposals.
The government will not back down on the issue of the main pensions and the tax-free ceiling, both of which Greece’s lenders want to be cut and lowered respectively, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Tuesday during a joint press conference with Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis and Labour minister George Katrougalos.
The struggle for change is not book theories but daily action, said Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressing a SYRIZA event on the first year anniversary of SYRIZA-ANEL governance under the slogan “One year Left, One year battle. We proceed” held at the Tae Kwon Do arena.
Pensions cannot be allowed to fall below the amount paid in contributions, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Monday after a briefing on proposed pension system reform from Labour Minister George Katrougalos.