As Athens’ standoff with the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund, and the European Central Bank is taken to a dangerous new level, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reportedly invited leaders of Germany’s major parties to a meeting in Berlin on Monday to discuss the latest developments in Greece, Athens News Agency reported.
According to the German national weekly newspaper Die Zeit, the meeting is not expected to bring about any specific decisions, while sources close to Germany’s government revealed that Chancellor Merkel is ” fully involved in diplomacy on the crisis.”
Meanwhile on Friday, Angela Merkel accused Greece of taking “regressive” steps, telling her MEPs that Berlin would not be “blackmailed” by the debtor’s demands.
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