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Privatizations in Energy sector cause rift in Greek government

Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis declared absolute negative towards privatizations in Greece’s energy sector. “There is not going to be any privatization in DEH [Public Power Company] in DEPA [natural gas distribution operator ] or ELPE [Petroleum Company]. I repeat what I have said until today,” Lafazanis told daily TA NEA. …

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“Varoufakis’ file”: full list of Greek proposals at 2 Eurogroup meeting, Moscovici’s & Dijssebloem’s drafts

Several eurozone finance ministers’ claimed after the Eurogroup meeting on Monday that Greece did not submit any specific proposals. In response to these claims, the Greek side published the s0-called Varoufakis’ file containing  the Finance Minister’s speeches in the two eurogroup meetings in February with Greece’s proposals as well as …

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Greek FinMin Goes Berlin, to Meet Schaeuble and Westerwelle

 Greek Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras is in Berlin today, for a crucial meeting with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble. Stournaras is expected to submit the first unofficial request for the extension of the implementation period of the 11.9-billion-euro package*. The new austerity should be implemented for the year 2013-2014, but …

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German FinMin: Blatant Intervention in Greece’s Democratic Procedures

The boldness of some EU so-called “partners” of Greece has apparently no limits. Just hours before the Eurogroup teleconference on Wednesday evening and after conservative coalition partner Antonis Samaras sent his written commitments to the country’s lenders, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble made a blatant intervention in Greece’s democratic procedures. …

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