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EU Commissioner Moscovici urges Greek voters to support “Europe” & “growth-friendly reforms” (lol)

Short after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced that early election will take place on January 25th 2015, Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, issued a statement urging voters to support Europe. In his statement Moscovici claimed that the reforms are “growth-friendly”, there where millions of …

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Greece names Defense Minister for EU Commissioner – should we care?

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras named current Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos for EU Commissioner. According to media, Greece target the portfolio of either “migration” or “unemployment”. Avramopoulos who is also Nea Dimokratia vice president, will leave the ministry by end of October.  So far, so good. However the removal of Avramopoulos …

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EU commissioner calls for the Troika to be abolished

Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding called on Tuesday for the “troika” of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be dissolved, Reuters reported. “The time of the troika is over,” Reding said in a text of the main messages she gave at a citizens΄ …

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EU Tax Commissioner Semeta tells Greeks to forget V.A.T. lowering & build “fair taxation system”

EU Commissioner for Taxation put a heavy tombstone in Greece’s hopes to reduce the Value Added Tax in catering services and goods. During a press conference in Athens, Lithuanian Algirdas Semeta made it clear that there was no room for tax reduction. Instead he advised Samaras’ government to build a …

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EU-Commissioner Reding: Germany Must Do More To Save Euro

EU Justice-Commissioner Viviane Reding called German major companies to do more to support the euro as they benefit enormously from the single market and the currency union. German business must to do more save euro: EU’s Reding Germany’s top companies and executives must do more to support the euro, EU’s …

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EU Commissioner, UK Money Printing Co: Playing Greece-Euro-Exit Games

What a day! Amid a barrage of warnings and threats for a Greek euro exit and UK companies making even offers to Athens to print there …Drachmas, a EU Commissioner puts the icing on top of  the euro cake. EU Trade Commissioner, Belgian Karel de Gucht claimed that the European Central Bank and the European commission …

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Juncker Supports Idea of EU Commissioner for Greece!

I wouldn’t have thought that Eurogroup chef Jean-Claude Juncker would keep me busy with a second post today. However as he supports the idea of putting a European commissioner in charge of developing Greece’s economic structure, he deserves a few more sentences in my blog. Speaking to Die Welt German daily …

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Sarkozy Rejects the Idea of “State Commissioner” For Greece

The German proposal of a “state commissioner” for Greece is off the table. Moreover the proposal has been rejected  by Merkel’s best friend, French president Nicolas Sarkozy. He said that the austerity programme can only be applied by the Greeks themselves. On their turn Greeks felt unbelievable relieved. Now they will …

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German Minister Supports a “State Commissioner” for Greece

Yeap. It’s official. German Economy Minister Philipp Roesler fully agrees with the idea of a ‘state commissioner’ for Greece. He spoke to German newspaper Bild and here is what he said: German Economy Minister Philipp Roesler backed beefed-up EU monitoring of Greece in an interview to be published on Monday, …

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German EU Commissioner: Flags of Debt-Sinners at Half-Mast

It is unbelievable what kind of Harry-Potters take decisions for our lives in Brussels. It is incredible to hear such proposals by people, misguided from their real purpose in life,  they checked the Politics Box in My-Dream-Job surveys , instead the one “Milking Cows”. This time it’s EU Commissar for Energy, German Guenther …

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Supreme Court investigates alarming “racist” incidents in NE Greece

Greece’s Supreme Court has anew intervened into the alarming “racist” and “hatred” incidents in the North-Eastern part of the country, after one more “self-proclaimed sheriff” arrested and most likely also also beat four migrants. The SC has requested the Public Processor in Athens responsible for racism, human trafficking and mistreatment …

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ΕU’s Emergency Response to tackle biggest wildfire in Greece

Τo tackle the biggest wildfires ever recorded in the EU, the Commission’s Emergency Response Coordination Centre – rescEU – has mobilized 11 firefighting planes and 1 helicopter from the rescEU reserve, stationed in 6 Member States. In addition, 6 European countries have contributed with 6 ground forest fire fighting teams …

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Council of Europe: Greece must effectively investigate Pylos shipwreck

Greece has a legal obligation to conduct effective investigations into the Pylos shipwreck, which resulted in the death of more than 80 persons with many hundreds still missing, Council of Europe (CoE) Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic said in a letter addressed to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis released …

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