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Main Opposition Lashes Out at Greek PM Tsipras

Greece's main opposition New Democracy party on Saturday lashed out at Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after his speech at a conference organized by the Economist. The main opposition accused the Greek Prime Minister of "lying" for Greece's economic situation when...

Main Opposition Says Eurogroup Meeting Showed it is Actually Discussing Review of 2nd Bailout

Main opposition New Democracy on Monday said the government has lied and that what is being discussed with Greece’s lenders is indeed the review of the country’s second bailout program and not a “bridge agreement.” Commenting on the outcome of...

New Democracy: The Greek Government Has Put the Party Above National Interests

Main opposition New Democracy spokesperson Costas Karagounis on Monday left open all possibilities as far as it concerns the party's stance towards the agreement between the Greek government and its creditors. In statements to ANA-MPA, Karagounis spoke of a rather...

ND Says Government Using Disagreements Between Lenders to Shed Responsibility

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) on Tuesday slammed the Greek government about its comments on the ongoing negotiations with the country’s lenders, saying it’s surprising they have only now realized that there are disagreements within the troika. ND spokesman Costas...

New Democracy: Greek PM's Interview a Total Fiasco

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokesman Costas Karagounis called Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' interview to private TV Star late Monday "a total fiasco and complete destruction." In his statement, Karagounis noted: "After learning that the 'proud negotiation' was a...

New Democracy Criticizes Govt for Negative Climate Toward Greece

Main opposition New Democracy accused the government on Friday of creating a very negative climate for Greece in Europe. "The truth that should worry the government is that the statements of top officials from the whole political range of the...

New Democracy Leader: SYRIZA Leads Greece to a New Memorandum

New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras made an overall criticism over the Greek SYRIZA-led government actions of the past two months, addressing the first official meeting of his party's political council on Friday. "New Democracy's priority is the real economy...

New Democracy: Nothing New Came up from Tsipras' Meeting with Merkel

Nothing new came up at the meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, the country's main opposition said, following the two leaders' joint press conference. "It is obvious that nothing new...

Greek Main Opposition on Eurogroup Results: 'We Are Still Far from Achieving Our Goal'

Greece is still very far from achieving its goals and the country is wasting time, main opposition New Democracy spokesman Costas Karagounis said on Monday evening, commenting on the results of the Eurogroup meeting that ended earlier. "We are still very far from...

New Democracy: The Agreement With the Lenders Needs to Be Ratified by Parliament

The four-month extension of the aid program to Greece should pass through the Greek Parliament, New Democracy spokesman on Friday said in a statement. “This is a decision that includes the loan agreement and the memorandum,” Karagounis noted. He explained...