Friday , April 19 2019
Home / Tag Archives: statement (page 3)

Tag Archives: statement

Horror of a new kind in Nice: Truck plows into crowds, killing 84, injuring dozens

A horror of new kind: A driver mows a large truck into thousands of people celebrating the Bastille Day at the Promenade of Nice in southern France. 84 people among them 10 children were killed, dozens were injured, 18 of them are in critical condition. Police shot the driver, found …

Read More »

UPD ESM acknowledges, it is considering Debt Relief for Greece

The European Stability Mechanism has acknowledged that it is considering ways to grant debt relief to Greece, possibly by fixing the interest level at current low rates or by extending its maturities further. The ESM said in August 2015 that euro area finance ministers stood ready to consider, if necessary, …

Read More »

Kos: Dutch tourist treated for suspected cholera – First tests “Negative”

A case of suspected cholera infection is being currently treated in a private hospital in Athens. According to Greek media, a 79-year-old Dutch tourist was transferred from the island of Kos to Athens for tests and treatment on Sunday and he is is the Intensive Care Unit under strict hygienic …

Read More »

PM Tsipras speaks of “most extreme conservative EU forces” with “detailed plan for Grexit” (full text)

Slightly touched and with the signs of a negotiations marathon, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras described the agreement as “the best possible outcome” after 6 months of hard negotiations. Speaking to reporters covering the Euro Summit in Brussels, Tsipras “photographed” German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble describing him as the most extreme …

Read More »

Eurogroup rests till Greece’s Referendum is over

Occasionally Silence is Golden. Therefore, the Eurogroup decided today to sit back and enjoy some tea until the nightmare is over: the Sunday’s Referendum. “No talks in the coming days….We will simply await now the outcome of the referendum on Sunday and take into account the outcome of that referendum,” …

Read More »

IMF on missing payment: “Greece is now in arrears”

Greece has defaulted on its IMF loan. It is the first Eurozone and the first developed country ever to do so. Below is the IMF’s full  statement on missing payment. Greece is “now in arrears”, not default. At least, not yet… “Greece can only receive IMF financing once the arrears …

Read More »

Eurogroup statement: “Show” goes on without Greece

The Eurogroup ministers met and rejected Greece’s request for a month extension of the program. Then Jeroen Dijsselbloem decided to hold a further EG meeting thus excluding Greece. The FinMins are supposed to decide what to do on a Plan B, Plan C or whatever or as Dijsselbloem said “in …

Read More »

Boring as Promised – Eurogroup on Greece: “Progress made, but… gaps”

It was short and rather …painful for Greece as it did not give a breath of liquidity to the cash-drained country. The eurogroup meeting ended with a rather usual statement stating: “There is progress, but..” The first message to Athens came from Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Commission Vice-President for the …

Read More »