Greek News Economy Russia: 'Greeks Did Not Ask For Cash'

Russia: ‘Greeks Did Not Ask For Cash’

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

“Greece has not asked Russia’s Finance Ministry for financial assistance,” Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak told Reuters on Thursday referring to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras‘ visit to St. Petersburg.

“Greece’s Prime Minister is visiting Russia to discuss joint projects, not to seek cash. Besides, there are no resources in our budget to provide money. Russia wants Greece to resolve its financial problems and normalize relations with its partners, and it does not support the escalation of tensions,” added the Russian government official.

Tsipras arrived earlier to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in an effort to expand his country’s cooperation with the BRICS countries and is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other officials.

Related Posts

Bringing Folk Music from Rhodes into the Modern Age

Nikos Tzellos, a young musician from Rhodes, has made it his mission to revive the folk music of his island for the modern era.

When Greeks Defied the Nazis to Attend Great Poet Palamas’ Funeral

On a day like this on February 28 1943, Athens was mourning one of the nation's greatest poets: Kostis Palamas had died the day before.

Successful Greeks Share Knowledge in YouTube Series “Learn From the Greeks”

Successful Greek-Americans from all across the West Coast are being featured in a new YouTube series titled "Learn From the Greeks".