Hoping to reach a reform and bailout money release deal with international creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held meetings with his ministers.
With his wobbly under coalition under pressure by international creditors to impose more austerity, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has blamed the country’s media for unfairly pressing him in a bid to oust him.
More and more it’s looking like Greece’s international lenders want to break the will of SYRIZA and the Left with more tough austerity measures.
As they have for nine months, negotiations between Greece and its international lenders have gone nowhere despite optimistic government assessments.
Eurozone finance ministers will convene in Brussels on May 9 to confer on economic reforms, a meeting that could decide Greece’s fate.
Opposition parties are ripping Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for his coalition government’s stalled talks with international creditors.
Unhappy he could be forced to sign austerity measures, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos may quit, German media reports said.
The major New Democracy opposition called on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to resign after talks with international creditors collapsed.
Greece’s creditors want the squeezed government to pass more austerity measures that would be implemented only if needed.
Former Prime Minister George Papandreou said New Democracy’s former leader Costas Karamanlis created the country’s economic crisis.