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Tsakalotos: Greece Likely not to Need Precautionary Credit Line After Program Ends

Greece and its creditors believe that the country will not need a precautionary credit line after its aid program is completed in August 2018, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Friday after a meeting of euro zone ministers in...

Judges and Prosecutors Accuse Government of Seeking to Manipulate Justice

The Union of Judges and Prosecutors, in a harsh announcement issued on Sunday, accused the government of "systematically attempting the complete subjugation and manipulation of justice, so that it operates not as an independent power but as a government...

GCM Welcomes Greek Government’s Approval of the Working Holiday Visa

The Greek Government passed the relevant legislation related to the approval and implementation of the working holiday visa. All relevant Ministers signed the legislation and the Ministry of Education is the responsible authority. The agreement is in part an initiative...

Working Holiday Visa Program for Greeks and Australians Approved by Greek Government

The Greek government has granted the approval of a visa program which will allow Greeks and Australian nationals up to the age of 31-years-old to work in each of the countries, respectively, for up to 12 months. The approval of...

German FinMin: It was the Greek Gov't that Chose to Cut Pensions

It was the Greek government that chose to cut pensions to meet fiscal targets, not the creditors' suggestion, German Finance Minister Wofgang Schaeuble said in an interview published on Saturday. Speaking to Greek newspaper Ta Nea , the German finance...

Greek Government Continues Contradicting Messaging Regarding Uninsured Vehicles

The state's confusing messaging on whether or not owners of uninsured vehicles will have to pay the 250 euro stamp duty became even more confusing as leaks from the Finance Ministry on Monday stated that the stamp duty would...

German FinMin Schaeuble: Greek Government Insists on Burdening the Weak

Wolfgang Schaeuble, criticized the Greek government on Thursday, stressing that Athens has "made progress, but its political leadership insists on putting the weight on the weak." "Do not blame me for the structural weaknesses of the Greek program," the German...

Greece Striving for Solution by June 15, PM Tsipras Says

The Greek government is striving for a comprehensive solution on June 15, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told reporters on Monday, after a joint press conference with Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and their meeting at the Maximos Mansion. A solution...

Gov't Spokesman Tzanakopoulos Dismisses Reports on Extra Measures in 2018

The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) revised projections for the 2016 primary surplus is a positive development, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos on Thursday said during a press briefing. "This proves that the Fund's reservations over Greece's fiscal performance, which delayed the...

Government Sources: We Support the Stability and Democracy in Turkey

Athens sent a message in support of the stability and democracy in Turkey underlining that Greece wants a Turkey that will support dialogue and cooperation based on mutual respect, said Greek government sources. "We are watching closely and with...