Sunday , September 24 2017
Home / Tag Archives: statements

Tag Archives: statements

Groundhog Day: Cyprus reunification talks collapse in Crans-Montana on Turkey’s insistence

Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of  a 10-day long process in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. The United Nations had said that the talks in July was the “the best chance” for a deal to end …

Read More »

“The Holocaust Museum will safeguard the historic memory of pain,” says PM Tsipras

The foundation of the Holocaust Museum will contribute to preserve the commemoration of the Holocaust, prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thuersday as he unveiled a plaque for the Museum together Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu. The prime minister noted that “the establishment of the Museum aims to safeguard and hand …

Read More »

FM Kotzias tells FYROM Dimitrov, Greece will support NATO membership provided ‘Macedonia’ name dispute resolved

Greece remains insistent that the decades-old name dispute needs to be resolved before Athens backs membership of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to NATO and the European Union. “We are open to membership of FYROM to international organizations provided the name dispute is resolved,” Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said …

Read More »

Deal delay: Lagarde urges eurozone to back Greece debt relief, Schaeuble…

The International Monetary Fund and the eurozone may need more time to reach an agreement on a debt relief package for Greece, the Fund’s managing director Christine Lagarde said on Friday. She urged eurozone lenders to be “far more specific” in their commitment to a debt-relief package for Greece. “We …

Read More »

ECB’s Draghi: Solution for Greek Debt is in the interest of the Eurozone

A solution for the Greek Debt is in the interest of the eurozone, chief of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi said on Monday, speaking at the Economic and Monetary Committee of the European Parliament. Answering a question posed by Giorgos Kyrtsos, MEP of conservative New Democracy, Draghi stressed  that …

Read More »

Putin did some mental beads counting while meeting with Tsipras?

What a picture! Hanging shoulders, legs apart, relaxed and kind of bored? Like in a company of men hanging around at the traditional coffee shop in a Greek or Caucasian village. Only thing missing here is a string with beads making the usual clack! clack! clack! sound, sweeping the worries …

Read More »

EU Summit: Tsipras’ messages leave Germany unimpressed

“I am confident that together we can find a mutually viable solution to heal the wounds of austerity, to combat the humanitarian crisis in the European Union and to put Europe back on growth and social cohesion,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told reporters before entering the EU Leaders Summit in …

Read More »

Obama, Merkel press conference: “Oh… Greece! I forgot, yes!”

“Oh… Greece! I forgot, yes!” German chancellor Angela Merkel was talking like a waterfall about the Ukraine crisis, about policies and politicians… and Ops! She forgot Greece, the issue that is currently shaking the European Union, the Eurozone and the markets. I don’t think, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in …

Read More »

Awarded poet Kiki Dimoula on the …xenophobic bench

Many Greeks were stunned to hear poet Kiki Dimoula sitting on the xenophobic bench. Speaking at an event organized by movement Atenistas, Kiki Dimoula let the public know “I can’t stand migrants in Kypseli. They occupy all benches.” Dimoula reportedly also said “I am afraid to come out of home, because they steal”. …

Read More »

Dijsselbloem to Cyprus template: ” ehm …what I meant to say was…”

After the outrage and crash of the Euro and the stock markets, Jeroen #DieselBoom or “Flip Flop Boom” for internet users but  Dijsselblom to his EURO collueagues, realeased a  statement in an attempt to calm down the nerves of economists and savers. Statement by the Eurogroup President on Cyprus “Cyprus is a …

Read More »