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Greek student confronts Eurogroup head Dijsselbloem (video)

There Greeks are everywhere. And they ‘bother’ Eurogroup head Jeroed Dijsselbloem wherever they see him. So was the case at the Delft University in the Netherlands, where Dijsselbloem held a speech The dialogue between a Greek student and the Eurogroup head in short: “You continue to give loans to Greece …

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Talks on “3. bailout for Greece”: fact or just rumors?

Are Euro Zone partners planning a third bailout package for Greece? There was a lot of talk about it last week in German media. But nothing specific, nothing official. Just leaks to the press by ‘sources’, claiming that Greece would need another “rescue” package worth “at least €20 billion.” On …

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Greek request: Varoufakis’ letter to Dijsselbloem (text)

Below is the text of the Greek request, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sent to Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem. “Athens, February 18, 2015 Dear President of the Eurogroup, Over the last five years, the people of Greece have exerted remarkable efforts in economic adjustment. The new government is committed to a …

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PM Tsipras: Solution, no rift; Schaeuble should pity those with heads bowed

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras commented to several important issues like the broke down Eurogroup meeting on Monday and the several drafts submitted to Finance Minister Varoufakis, to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and to the first legislation his government is about to submit to Parliament with measures to relief indebted …

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Greece would not agree on “extend” and “current” program; Eurogroup talks end without progress

Seven hours they were sitting in the Lex-building in Brussels, Greek Finance Mninister Yanis Varoufakis did not manage to persuade the Eurogroup Finance Ministers to find a compromise with the Greek position. The talks failed as the German-led eurogroup on one side and Greece on the other could not agree …

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Eurogroup warns: No debt forgiveness for Greece; Dijsselbloem in Athens

The eurozone has ruled out debt forgiveness for Greece and warned Alexis Tsipras that his anti-austerity coalition government must honor all past agreements with international creditors. In a meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels on Monday, a day after left-wing SYRIZA won the parliamentary elections, the euro bosses warned …

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Dijsselbloem: We will work with winner of Greek elections

The head of the group of eurozone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem  promised Tuesday to work with the winner of the upcoming Greek election, but urged Athens to stick with austerity.  He warned that the current bailout programme must run its course until its end in March, before Greece negotiates its …

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Athens: Greece’s Euro-partners will bless next bailout tranche

Greece’s lenders seem in general satisfied with the outcome of the multi-bill voting on Sunday night. The impact of voting to Greeks’ EU partners was immense. For example, one of the fierce critics of debt-ridden Greece, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble immediately declared, he felt …relaxed. German Finance Minister Wolfgang …

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