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EC President Juncker Praises Greece's 'Herculean Efforts'

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has praised Greece's "Herculean efforts" during his annual state of the union address to the European Parliament on Wednesday. Juncker stated that Greece has succeeded in concluding the stability program and can stand on its own feet...

ESM's Klaus Regling Warns Greece Not to Backslide on Reforms

ESM Managing Director Klaus Regling warned the Greek government not to abandon its commitments in the post-bailout era saying that if Athens reneges, creditors may stop debt relief measures. In an interview with Austrian Die Presse newspaper, Regling stressed that...

Macron Tweets Praises for Greece’s ‘Courage and Dignity’ During the Bailout

French President, Emmanuel Macron has tweeted his praise to Greece as the country completed its difficult eight-year bailout program. President Macron tweeted: “The end today of the financial assistance program marks for the people of Greece the end of a...

ND's Mitsotakis Says SYRIZA Government Is Two-Faced, Calls FinMin’s Letter to Creditors ‘Contemptible’

The opposition leader, Kyriakos Mitsotakis from the New Democracy (ND) party is accusing the SYRIZA government of being two-faced following a letter sent by Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos addressed to international creditors. During an interview on Alpha radio as well...

PM Tsipras and President Hollande: Technical-level Agreement Imperative Before Dec 5 Eurogroup Meeting

It is imperative to have a technical-level agreement before the Eurogroup meeting on December 5 and discuss measures for debt relief by the end of the year, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and French President Francois Hollande both stated in agreement...