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Tsipras 'Hoping German Coalition Will Agree Debt Relief'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants to see a grand coalition between Germany's center-left and center-right parties which would support debt relief for Athens. Germany's parties have been locked in talks since an inconclusive federal election in September. "Tsipras wants a...

Martin Schulz: It Is Not Wise to Reiterate the Discussion About Grexit

"Anyone who turns Europe and Germany against each other commits a sin against the future of our country. It is not a wise thing to reiterate the discussion about Greece's exit from the eurozone...We must stand up with determination...

Schulz Sees 'Reasonable Compromise' on Greek Welfare Measures Before Next Eurogroup

European Parliament President Martin Schulz on Thursday said he fully understood the reasons that led the Greek government to announce social welfare measures for poor pensioners, in statements during a press conference at the European Council in Brussels. Schulz said...

European Parliament President Schulz Conveys His Support of Greece's Position in Meeting with Tsipras

On Thursday European Parliament President Martin Schulz met with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras where he expressed his full support of the Greek government concerning bailout negotiations, adding that if a problem in the negotiations would occur that it would be a risk to...

Alt Migration Min Mouzalas Urges More Action From European Parliament Concerning Refugee Crisis

Alternate Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas urged European Parliament President Martin Schulz to boost the body's role in the refugee issue during a meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. According to a ministry press release, Mouzalas described the situation in...

Greek PM Tsipras: Brexit Is a 'Wake-Up Call' in the Absence of Solidarity

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that Britain's decision to leave the European Union will hopefully serve as a "wake-up call" for the EU as it highlights the need for brave decisions and reforms. Arriving at the doorstep of...

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Meets with Ministers Ahead of EU Council

The upcoming EU Summit in Brussels dominated a meeting between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with his close associates and the government's ministers on Monday, following the result of the British referendum as well as the conditions in Europe. The bill...

Schulz Urges for a Swift Completion of Greece’s Program Review

Greece and the institutions must stick to the agreement reached last July and the country’s program review must conclude as soon as possible, the head of the European Parliament Martin Schulz said on Thursday, after a meeting with Greek...

Greek PM Tsipras to Visit Paris, Strasburg and Brussels this Week

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will pay an official visit to Paris on Wednesday to meet with French President Francois Hollande his office announced. Tsipras is scheduled to hold talks with Hollande at 7 pm at the Elysee presidential...

Schultz Expresses Conviction that Cyprus Will Soon Be a Reunited Country

President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz expressed optimism that one day soon, Cyprus will be a reunited country, pointing out that nothing is easy but everything is possible. Schulz was speaking at an official dinner hosted by Cyprus President...