negotiations

World Leaders Reach Agreement on Libya at Berlin Conference

World leaders agreed on a final communique regarding Libya during a conference held in Berlin on Sunday. Details of the agreement were presented during a press conference by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, UN Special Envoy for Libya...

UN Chief to Push for Cyprus Unification Talks, Despite "Low Expectations"

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that he is pressing on with a bid to re-start negotiations on reuniting Cyprus, nearly two years after talks collapsed. In a report sent to the council, Guterres said...

Greeks And Cypriots in the UK After Brexit – What You Need to Know

As British Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to find common ground to reach an agreement both domestically and in Brussels before the United Kingdom leaves the European Union on March 29, 2019, the tens of thousands of Greeks and Cypriots who...

FM Kotzias Says Macedonia Rally Won't Affect FYROM Negotiations

Reflecting the government's position on Sunday's massive Thessaloniki rally over the use of Macedonia in FYROM's name, Foreign minister Nikos Kotzias said it shows the anguish of many Greeks on the issue, but it will not play any part...

Greek Government Tries to Downplay Yet Another Failure

Until Monday, every monthly Eurogroup since last autumn was branded as "crucial" by the Greek government. Other than crucial, every meeting of the euro zone finance ministers was considered the meeting where creditors would concede to the "hard negotiating...

Greek PM: 'We are Under Pressure, but also have Political Momentum'

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday addressed his cabinet saying that the agreement with creditors is "defendable" and that the International Monetary Fund "did not succeed in fully meeting any of its targets." Tsipras said that the IMF had...

Greek Banks 'Lose' €750 Mln in Deposits in February Due to Economic Uncertainty

Greeks withdrew 750 million euros from their bank accounts in February, due to the uncertainty created over the stalled bailout program review negotiations, according to the Bank of Greece. The cash outflow is ongoing since late December 2016, after talks...

ΙMF’s Rice: Progress Made in Talks With Greece, Work Still Required

Progress has been made in the ongoing negotiations between the Greek government and the representatives of the institutions in Brussels but “more work will be needed to narrow the remaining differences” in pensions and labor reforms, International Monetary Fund...

The aim is the final decision to have the best possible results for the Greek people, Transport Min. Spirtzis says

We are giving a hard negotiation battle. The aim is not the completion of the review on whatever conditions as main opposition New Democracy urged us to do and as it did when it was head of government, stated...

Greeks Withdraw €4 Bln in 2017 Amid Economic Uncertainty

Greeks withdrew 4 billion euros from banks since the beginning of the year amid the uncertainty generated by the stalling of negotiations om the bailout program review. At the end of 2016, total deposits of government, businesses and households in...