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Juncker says further pension cuts ‘bad advice”, calls on Eurozone to draw up debt relief measures for Greece

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker urged euro zone countries to draw up more debt relief measures for Greece next month. He said that Athens needed help after making “huge progress” in its economic reforms. “Further pension cuts is a bad advice,” Juncker said. In an interview to Greek economic news …

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EU Commission, IMF sent Greeks two MoU drafts before talks resume

Greece and foreign creditors resume talks on Tuesday afternoon after a long break. On the table are the so-called “reforms” prescribed under the international bailout and further debt relief. The aim is to reach a comprehensive deal (staff level agreement) before the Eurogroup meeting on May 22.  Talks are over …

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European Commission launches Brexit website with useful info

The European Commission launched a Brexit website with useful information, latest news and contact possibilities. The website will include everything from the latest speeches to official documents as they are published. The sub-section of the wider Commission website for now has a limited array of content but includes an organization chart and …

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EU Commission unfreezes ERASMUS program for Greece

The European Commission on Thursday gave a green light for the resumption of financing and the signing of contracts for the Erasmus+ youth programme in Greece, the education ministry announced. The programme for Greece had been frozen since 2014, when it was temporarily suspended over fears that the Greek service …

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EU Commission is looking for staff level agreement on review by April 7

The aim is to reach a staff level agreement by the Eurogroup on April 7, European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said on Monday, as Greece and lenders continue negotiations in order to conclude the second review of the current Greek program. The spokesman said that the negotiations between Greece and …

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EU summons Turkish ambassador over Erdogan “Europeans will not walk safe”

The European Commission summoned the Turkish ambassador to Brussels seeking explanations about the statements of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that “Europeans will not walk safely on the streets.” The European Commission said on Thursday it had summoned the Turkish ambassador to explain comments by President Tayyip Erdogan that Europeans would …

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Eight suspicious parcels found in post office, two addressed to Djsselbloem and Moscovici

Eight more suspicious parcels, believed to contain explosives, were found and seized at the assorting center of the Greek Post Service (ELTA) in Kryoneri in northern Attica.  The packages indicate as recipients officials in various European countries. First two names of recipients leaked to the press are the names of …

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IMF vs EU Commission on Greece debt sustainability – Poll

The fronts remain unmovable: the International Monetary Fund and the EU lenders are stuck in their position regarding Greece debt sustainability. Big boys and girls playing with numbers, false multipliers and wrong forecasts on the back of millions of Greeks. Big boys and girls playing with the fates of millions …

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EU Commission supports border checks for 5 Schengen countries

The European Commission is recommending that 5 nations from the borderless Schengen travel zone be allowed to extend internal frontier controls for another three months because of the exceptional circumstances caused by migration into Europe. The European Union’s executive said Wednesday that EU nations Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and non-member …

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Schaeuble & Dijsselbloem officially seized the EU; Commission angry

The European Commission got angry at the chief of Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem for issuing a statement announcing the freezing of short-term debt-relief measures for Greece due to social support for low pensioners. Dijsselbloem had claimed that the institutions had taken the decision. Statement on #greece pic.twitter.com/7kmVmf0eQJ — Michel Reijns (@MichelReijns) …

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