According to the Greek newspaper “To Vima,” the European Commissioner for the Internal Market, Michel Barnier expressed his opinion that the Greek economy will not only recover, but that Greece will also be among those in a most advantageous position.
Barnier, who spoke to Acheloos TV, expressed his support and solidarity to the Greek population, while he supported that Greece has to make efforts and sacrifices in order to overcome the economic crisis.
The Internal Market Commissioner added that the Greek Members of European Parliament will help to the recovery of the Greek economy, regardless of their political affiliation, by contributing to the creation of new regulations in the European banking sector, so that there is greater transparency and accountability than in the previous years.
Barnier also expressed his conviction that the efforts of the Greek people are an inspiration for the rest of the European countries making a new start. The commissioner praised the significance of Greece’s cultural heritage to Europe, as well as the Greek tourist and shipping industries, which are among the strongest in Europe.