The Finance Ministers of the Eurozone are to hold a special meeting Feb. 10 to discuss Greece’s debts, a day ahead of an EU meeting.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said he and Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis couldn’t agree on how to handle Greece’s debt problem.
With Germany refusing to talk about debt relief plans, SYRIZA is trying to prepare a plan to convince European Union leaders to go along.
New Democracy Conservative leader Antonis Samaras said he won’t step down as party leader and urged unity as critics sniped at him.
The government will start presenting its policy statements on Sunday at 18:00 (local time), it was announced after the end of the first government council […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who opposes EU sanctions, to Moscow.
A whistle-stop tour of European capitals netted Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis few, if any, concessions over Greece’s debt, and he ran into a wall in Berlin trying to deal with hardline Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble who champions austerity.
The elections are over but the sniping continues between the losing New Democracy Conservatives and the ruling Radical Left SYRIZA.
European Union leaders cautioned that talks with Greece over its demands to ease its bailout loans will be tough but Premier Alexis Tsipras is upbeat.
The European Central Bank added pressure on the Greek government by withdrawing a key borrowing option for the country’s banks.