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Full Text of the Greece, FYROM Agreement

The official text of the agreement between Greece and FYROM on the naming dispute was made public on Wednesday. The 20-page document was made available to Greece's political leaders two days before a parliamentary debate is scheduled to take place. The...

EU Gives Green Light for Tsipras' Welfare Benefit Handouts

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' recent statements announcing the distribution of one-off welfare benefits totaling 1.4 billion euros are not in contradiction with what has been agreed on, the European Commission said on Tuesday. Asked to comment on the prime minister's...

Schaeuble to Bild: The Most Dramatic Moment Was Summer of 2015 Over Program for Greece

"Greece has implemented many reforms and is on a good path," German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Monday in an interview with Bild newspaper. The most dramatic moment over the last four years was the dispute over the program...

Greek President: "I Expect Our Partners to Fulfill their Obligations"

Greece has fully complied with its obligations deriving from the agreement with the country’s creditors and now it is time for its partners to keep their side of the deal, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Tuesday, opening the “Concordia...

Finance Minister Tsakalotos: No Alibi for Further Delay in Debt Settlement

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos expressed his optimism that the way for a good and final solution for the debt and the country inclusion in ECB's quantitative easing programme can open on Monday's Eurogroup, in an exclusive statement to Athens...

Moscovici Urges Lenders to Agree on Comprehensive Deal for Greece

European commissioner in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici called on Greece’s lenders to agree on a comprehensive deal for the country, in a statement to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Friday. “I am aware how difficult it...

'Strong Push' for Comprehensive Deal by May 22 From G7, Say Eurozone Sources

Discussions on Greece on the sidelines of a G7 finance ministers' meeting and central bankers in the Italian city of Bari on Friday concluded with a decision to give a “strong push” for a comprehensive agreement by May 22,...

Moody's Says Agreement With Creditors Paves Way for Greek Debt Relief

An agreement reached between Greece and its creditors raised the possibility of a debt relief in the official sector and it is positive for the country's credit rating, Moody's said in a credit outlook analysis. The credit rating firm said...

PM Tsipras: Implementation of Our Strategic Planning Starts Now

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras referred to a balanced and sustainable technical staff agreement, addressing the Cabinet meeting on Thursday. He noted however, that this (agreement) is part of a framework we are struggling to disengage and in this...

Greek Government Aims to Legislate Measures by May 16

Despite the difficulties and delays as a result of the creditors' irrational demands during the negotiations, the Greek government believes that the staff level agreement is balanced and sustainable, Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Tuesday during a...