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Varoufakis urged Greek Gov’t to use its veto at the Eurogroup

Leader of MeRA25 and former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis urge the Greek government to use its veto at the Eurogroup meeting scheduled to take place later on Thursday. “If the government agrees, it will have buried all hope for the country’s recovery,” Varoufakis added. Addressing Finance Minister Christos Staikouras in …

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Edi Rama to expropriate land belonging to Greek minority in Albania

Albanian prime minister Edi Rama plans to expropriate properties belonging to members of the Greek minority in Himara, Agioi Saranta and Avlona and utilize the coastal area in South Albania area for touristic purposes. The relevant decision was published in the official Gazette as well as online on Friday and …

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Merkel conveys Germany’s veto to Customs Union update with Turkey

German Chancellor Angela Merkel informed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Aug. 30 that her country would veto an update of the Customs Union agreement with Turkey, daily Hürriyet has learned. One day before their meetings in Berlin, Merkel announced they will convey the German government’s position to Juncker regarding …

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China welcomes Greece’s veto on EU Human Rights statement

As expected, China welcomed Greece’s move to block a European Union statement on the country’s human rights record. “Chinese experts on Sunday called for fairness and greater understanding of human rights record in China, Chinese Global Times writes. According to the experts and analysts, China and EU have different approach …

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