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Gov’t MPs approve Water Privatization with 152 votes

With 152 YES votes, coalition government lawmakers from left-wing SYRIZA and nationalists Independent Greeks approved the privatization of the water companies in Athens and Thessaloniki. Replying to sharp criticism form opposition parties and the society, the government insisted that “indebted state-run enterprises would hardly find an investor” and that the …

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SYRIZA MP resigns over “prior actions bill”, Kammenos asks ‘rebel’ ANEL MP to resign

Syriza lawmaker and former government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis submitted his resignation on Thursday morning, hours before the Parliament would be called to vote for the bill of prior actions and new austerity measures. “Sakellaridis raised objections to the bill,” Greek media report adding that it was Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras …

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Greece – Creditors: €2bn bailout tranche & €10bn for banks recap must wait

For one more time creditors sent a clear message to Greece: first the new deal will have to pass through the Parliament. Only then they will turn on the faucet and let 2 billion bailout tranche and 10 billion for the bank recapitalization flow towards the Eurozone south. The Euro …

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Greek Minister resigns over Milk Reform… and nobody notices

Deputy Agricultural Minister Maximos Charakopoulos resigned from his cabinet position on Saturday evening claiming disagreement with the milk reform. However he would vote in favor of the controversial multi-bill on Sunday in order not to hinder the “proper funding of the country.” The multi-bill containing major reforms of the trading …

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Draft bill to overhaul Greek trading regulations

Dozens of provisions are to overhaul trading regulations in Greece and trigger the anger of milk producers, pharmacists, booksellers, bakers. The changes containing in the 191-page multi draft submitted by the Greek government to the Parliament are one more Troika-imposed precondition for the next bailout installment of some 9 billion …

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