Greek government

Opinion Poll Shows Greeks Support Govt Stance Toward the Troika

75% of Greeks believe the new government is determined to carry out its election pledges and 72% consider the government's confrontation with the Troika to be right, according to an opinion poll. Rougly six out of 10 (59%) believe that the...

Cabinet Puts Final Touches to Policy Statements to be Unveiled on Sunday

A cabinet meeting chaired by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday concluded a meeting that put the final touches to the policy statements that will be unveiled in Parliament on Sunday. Government sources said that these will be divided...

German Fraport Asks Greece to Respect Agreement on Regional Airports

The finance director of Fraport, a German airports management company, expressed his optimism that the new Greek government will respect the 1.4 billion dollar agreement regarding 14 regional airports in Greece. In an interview with the German business newspaper Boersen-Zeitung,...

Athens Left With No Allies

Eighteen of the nineteen Eurozone member states and the European Commission are asking Greece to play by the European rules and request a bailout program extension, thus providing enough time to discuss the future of the country's relationship with...

U.S. Ambassador to PM: Greece Must Work with EU Colleagues, IMF

In meetings with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and members of the Greek government, U.S. Ambassador to Greece David D. Pearce said the United States "believes that it is very important for the Greek government to work cooperatively with...

Greek Govt: Not a Single Step Back in Negotiations

The Greek government is sending a double message to its European partners and the country’s creditors ahead of the emergency Eurogroup meeting to be held in five days and in the wake of Berlin's and European Central Bank's (ECB) persistent...

300 Intellectuals and Academics in Support of Greece

Some 300 internationally acclaimed academics and intellectuals from across the globe have signed and published an open letter in support of Greece and Europe, demanding from the European governments, the European Commission, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary...

Greek Government to Start Presenting its Policy Statements on Sunday

The Greek government will start presenting its policy statements on Sunday at 6 p.m. (local time), it was announced after the end of the first government council meeting on Thursday. During the meeting, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras briefed ministers...

Greek PM: We Are a Sovereign Country, we Will do What we Promised

Addressing the first meeting of SYRIZA's parliamentary group, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras promised the coalition government that his party will engage in tough negotiations and put a final end to the Troika and its policies. He stressed that...

New Democracy Leader Expresses Concern Over Greek Government's First Moves

New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras on Thursday, during the first meeting of the party's parliamentary group after the January 25 elections, expressed his concern over the recent developments and defended his policy while criticizing the new Greek government's...