Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

EU summit

Greece to Receive More than 70 Billion Euros for Covid-19 Recovery

After four days of talks, on Tuesday European Union leaders struck a deal on a huge post-coronavirus recovery package. It will see the 27-nation bloc offering 750 billion euro ($859 billion) in grants and loans. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said...

EU Leaders Reach Migration Deal (Full Text)

European Union leaders have reached an agreement on migration, in the early hours of Friday morning, after nearly 10 hours of talks at a summit in Brussels. The deal, which will see the burden of resettling refugees shared more widely...

Greek PM Tsipras Calls for a 'European IMF' at EU Summit

Alexis Tsipras said that many EU leaders recognize the need for Europe to create its own institutions to deal with problems, instead of relying to outside help such as the IMF. Speaking to the press before the second day of...

Greek PM Tsipras: If They Give Us May’s Offer Again We are Going to an EU Summit

At a cabinet meeting on held on Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stated “we are standing before the most crucial negotiation since the crisis began. It is crucial not only for avoiding a default but for the prospect...

Gerovasili: IMF 'Contingency Measures' Unconstitutional; Greek Side's Mechanism Meets Requirements

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was insisting on the legislation of measures that were not in the 2015 agreement and in a format that was contrary to the Greek Constitution, Greek government spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili said in a press...

Greek PM Asks Leaders of France and Germany to Put Pressure on Turkey

While in Brussels for the two-day EU-Turkey summit, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a joint meeting with French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to government sources, the focus of the meeting revolved around the Greek...

EU Leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Martin Schulz Express Optimism About Outcome of EU-Turkey Summit

Schulz expressed optimism about the outcome of the two-day EU summit under way in Brussels. Speaking to the press prior to the start of the summit, Mr. Juncker said the EU-Turkey tentative agreement is in conformity with European and international...

Turkey Won’t Be Ready for EU Membership Even After Ten Years, Says European Commission President Juncker

On the eve of a critical summit between EU and Turkey, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he cannot see Turkey becoming a member of the European Union even ten years from now. Mr. Juncker made the comments during...

Future of Greek Migrant Crisis May Be Riding on Outcome of Upcoming Two-Day EU Summit

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be in Brussels tomorrow to attend the two-day EU-Turkey, one of the most critical EU summits in recent years as Europe is sharply divided over the refugee crisis and the Schengen Agreement has...

PM Tsipras: Allocation of Responsibility and Solidarity Among EU Fundamental Principles

We have principles and values in Europe and one of our fundamental principles is the allocation of responsibility as well as solidarity, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Monday upon his arrival at the EU summit. He said that the...