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Greek Gov't Spokesman Expresses Greek Side's Content Over Summit's Outcome

Government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis on Friday, in statements to private MEGA TV, expressed the government's content over the results of Thursday's EU summit. "Yesterday we made an important step, a positive step and we as a government are glad over...

Greece's PM Tsipras 'Hopeful' After EU Leaders Meeting But Clock Is Ticking

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras appeared hopeful for Greece's future after a special meeting for Greece held in Brussels in the sidelines of an EU summit. "I'm more optimistic after this deliberation. I think that all the sides confirmed their intention...

Tsipras to Ask Top European Officials for Liquidity and Clarification of February Deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will have a sidelines meeting with the leaders of Germany and France and top European Union officials today at the EU summit. Tsipras will ask for liquidity and clarification of the February 20th agreement. The...

Tusk in Contact with Top EU Officials to Hold Meeting on Greece

The Greek issue is not officially included in the agenda of the EU summit which starts on Thursday, a spokesman for the European Council president Donald Tusk said on Wednesday, adding that Tusk is in constant contact with top...

Foreign Media Reports on Tsipras-EU Negotiations

German media appear optimistic, yet cautious regarding the possibility of reaching an agreement between Athens and Brussels until the critical Eurogroup meeting on Monday, February 16. Meanwhile, other international media point out that after yesterday's summit Greece and Germany...

Critical Dates that Will Determine Greece's Future

The discussion regarding the new Greek government program will close, after the parliament vote of confidence process which will take place today, February 10 at midnight. Meanwhile, media and public attention is focusing on the outcome of negotiations with EU...

PM Samaras: Juncker's Investment Package Marks EU Turning to Growth

The EU Summit was particularly important for the European Union’s orientation to a growth direction, according to Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. The Premier agreed on speeding up the process for making use of EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker's 315-billion-euro...

PM Samaras: All are Interested in Greece's Developments

The EU summit during which was discussed EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker's 315 billion euro investment plan, was particularly important for Greece, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said. Juncker's package is ambitious and immediately feasible and we all welcomed it...

Greek PM Samaras in Brussels for EU Summit

In Brussels on the occasion of the European Union summit will be today and tomorrow the Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, in the aftermath of the first, unsuccessful, ballot for the election of the new President of the Hellenic...

EU Leaders Concerned About Cyprus-Turkey Relations

At an EU draft summit on Thursday, European Union leaders decided to issue a call to Turkey to respect Cyprus’s sovereign rights. The move comes after fresh tensions broke out between the two countries in regards to oil and gas...