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FinMin Tsakalotos admits “Citizens do not see the economy improvements”

Finally a government official admitted the obvious: that the average citizens does not see the improvements in economy as they are been recorded in spread sheets and in the upgrades of the contry’s credit ratings. Touring the island of Crete and meeting with local authorities, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said …

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Dijsselbloem: Tsipras and Tsakalotos made things much easier

“Prime minister Alexis Tsipras and, of course, [current finance minister] Euclid Tsakalotos, have completely changed the relationship with the European partners. Almost everything has been easier since . . . it’s a completely different situation,” outgoing Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said in an interview to Financial Times. He said further that he never backed …

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Lists of tax evaders to be submitted together with state budget to Greek Parliament every year

Greece’s Finance Ministry takes one more step in auditing large-scale tax evaders but also The annual report of the head directors of Tax Administrators and Customs  will include also  lists of large-scale tax evaders and smugglers and both the reports and the lists will be submitted together with  the state …

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Greece can also without the IMF, says FinMin Tsakalotos

Greece can proceed with the implementation of the bailout program with or without the participation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), says Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos. According to Greek media reports, Tsakalotos told a panel on Thursday night at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, …

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Dijsselbloem tells Greece to wrap up review quickly for a “clean” bailout exit

Greece must wrap up an upcoming bailout review quickly to pave the way for a “clean” bailout exit next summer without further conditions beyond standard monitoring, Eurogroup Chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem said during a visit to Athens on Monday. “We are in full agreement for that – it should be a …

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Tsipras seeks gov’t reshuffle and replacement of Finance Minister

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is reportedly considering a cabinet reshuffle. Something which is logical after Greece passed the test of the second review and now the government has to set other priorities. The reshuffle could take place in early autumn. If  there wasn’t a major problem. Tsipras want to replace …

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Parliament adopts austerity bill, Tsipras kicks ball in creditors’ court

Lawmakers of the coalition government left-wing SYRIZA and nationalists Independent Greeks adopted the omnibus bill with new austerity measures 4.9 billion euros for the years 2018-2021. prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said right after the voting he expects form creditors to commit to debt relief measures. All 153 government lawmakers voted …

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Greece reaches deal with creditors: “Now negotiations for debt relief,” says Tsakalotos

From Monday afternoon till Tuesday dawn of Tuesday, Greek government and creditors’ representatives sat in Hilton hotel for the fine touch on outstanding issues. The results is an additional austerity measures package without extra financing. This practically means a two-year extension of the bailout agreement Greece and the European creditors …

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