Memoranda

ESM Lauds Greek Economy's Achievements, Warns About Future Measures

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) published its annual report for the year 2018 on Thursday. The European Institution praised Greece for its recent efforts strengthen the country financially, noting that 2018 was a landmark year for the country, mostly due...

PM Tsipras: 2018 will be the Year of Greece

"2018 will be the year of Greece," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras  said on Tuesday, in an interview with RealFm 97.8. "The worst you can do is not talk, not have communication channels, not try to solve the problems," the prime...

PM Tsipras: The Third Programme Review will be Concluded Without Additional Measures

The government is fighting to restore stability in the economy and to take the country out of supervision, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday during his speech at SYRIZA's parliamentary group. Tsipras said the government's efforts are directed towards...

What the Greek Government Agreed on With Lenders – The Complete Texts of the New Memorandum

The new dramatic cuts in pensions, new tax increases, additional measures to close the 535 million euro gap in 2018, and all other government commitments are outlined in text that has been published by the Commission on its website. Interestingly,...

Greek PM Tsipras: We Got What We Wanted; An Agreement to Exit Supervision

Greece got what it wanted from the institutions, which was an agreement that will point the way for the country's exit from supervision, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday in a televised address on public TV channel ERT. "The...

PM Tsipras: We Must Intensify our Efforts for a Dynamic Recovery of the Greek Economy

We must not relax but instead intensify our efforts for a dynamic recovery of the economy, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday in a meeting adding that Eurogroup's decision is a "clear commitment for the final end to...

Mitsotakis Says Tsipras Trying to Divert Attention From New Measures With Proposals on Education

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is announcing changes in the educational system to divert people’s attention from the new measures the government will bring to parliament after its agreement with Greece’s lenders. “Just like...

PM Tsipras to SYRIZA Parliamentary Group: Greece Will Stand on Its Feet Again

The elections will be held at the end of the four-year term, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday addressing SYRIZA parliamentary group. He underlined that this government has brought offset measures, the return of the collective agreements,...

No Discussion for Implementation of Measures as of 2018, Gov't Spox Tzanakopoulos Says

"There is no discussion on the implementation of measures as of 2018," stated government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos in a press briefing on Thursday. "At this particular phase of the negotiation at a technical level, it is necessary for all sides...

SYRIZA MP Lafazanis: We will not Give the Green Light for a Third Memorandum

The Greek government's problems caused by its shift to a memorandum policy cannot be answered with bluffs or tricks, SYRIZA deputy Panagiotis Lafazanis on Wednesday said in statements to Real FM. "The snap elections insinuate anti-democratic ideas and can neither...