The agreement on Greece that was reached in principle in Valletta is certain to yield a result long before the summer, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Friday, during a press conference after the Eurogroup in Malta.
Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said the Eurogroup meeting in Brussels on Monday noted the progress made in the negotiations between Greece and its creditors, adding that almost all sides agree that progress can be made on all pensing issues.
The demands put forward by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which require that Greece legislates now for measures that will be implemented after the end of the current bailout program are sidelining democratic values, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Thursday, after a Eurogroup meeting in Brussels.
Greece is not prepared to pass legislation now for measures that will go into effect in 2019 and has made this abundantly clear, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said in an interview with the Sunday edition of the Athens-based daily “Ethnos”.
The finance ministry published on Tuesday the letter sent by Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem and the managing director of the European Stability Mechanism Klaus Regling, in which he clarified the government’s positions concerning the institutions’ preliminary report on the pension bonus distributed last week and the VAT suspension on the […]
The letter sent by Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem and the managing director of the European Stability Mechanism Klaus Regling is one of “repentance and subordination”, New Democracy spokesman Vasilis Kikilias said on Tuesday.
Citing a phrase used by Greece’s Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Greek Parliament President Nikos Voutsis commented on the dispute between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Union institutions over the Greek programme, saying it was an attempt, led by Germany’s Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and the Dutch in Europe and Poul Thomsen in the […]
Talks between the government’s economic team and the mission chiefs of the institutions concluded on Wednesday evening, with talks centering on the staffing of the new privatization fund and the out-of-court settlement of debts.
The measures to support low-income pensioners announced by the government last week are within the framework of the bailout agreement signed with Greece’s creditors, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos told journalists on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS (ANA/C. Vasilaki) – The short-term measures on debt relief for Greece will be implemented immediately and are more ambitious than initially expected, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Monday after the end of the Eurogroup meeting in Brussels.