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Steinbrueck: “Greece needs time, austerity no solution”

“Greece needs time to achieve its targets, austerity is not the solution,”Peer Steinbruck, German Chancellor candidate in upcoming German elections for the main opposition Social Democratic Party told Greeks during a visit to Athens. during a meeting with leader of socialist PASOK and coalition government partner, Evangelos Venizelos,  Steinbrueck underlined …

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French president Hollande to visit Athens, Feb 18/2013

French president Francois Hollande is due to Athens on February 18th 2013. The visit follows an invitation by Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras during the EU summit in October 2012. Hollande had accepted Samara’s invitation but the exact date was announced today, Tuesday. Samaras had visited Paris last August.  

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Merkel – Samaras: Mutual Expectations and Consessions

What does the Greek government expect from German Chancellor on visit today? What is Angela Merkel willing to give? Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s highest expectation is to have the negative climate against Greece changed. And thus before the crucial EU Summit on October 18th 2012. First of all, Samaras expects …

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn Having Good Time in Athens

No, ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn did not come to Athens to lend a helping hand and advice the Greeks how to deal with the country’s international lenders. DSK came on private visit and had really good time, several Greek news portals reported on Thursday, posting pictures and videos. DSK – …

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EC-President Barroso To Visit Athens For Talks with Greek PM Samaras

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso is due in Athens on Thursday, July 26th, 2012 for talks with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. It will be Barroso’s first visit to Greece after three years and two bailouts. Last visit of Barroso to Athens was in 2009, when he attended the inauguration of …

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Greek Delays Postpone Troika Visit & Progress Report? Bridge Loan ‘Til September?

While the Greek government struggles to find ways – read: austeirty measures cuts – and save 11.5 billion euro for the next two years, the Troika representatives seem to take their time. While it was expected that Greece’s lenders representative would start their visit to Athens on July 24th 2012, …

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EP Pres. Martin Schulz Teaches Greeks The Horror!

“Euro exit could be the beginning of a horror,” the president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz warned the stunned Greeks during an event in Athens and continued in a real morbid mood:”I ask those who think now that a horror end is better than an endless horror to think that exit …

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Troika Won’t Meet Greek Interim Gov’ – It’ll Wait Until New Government Formed

The representatives of  Greece’s lenders from the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank, the so-called “Troika” will not visit Athens and meet the Greek interim government. Instead, they will wait until a new government has been formed after the June-17 elections, IMF spokesman David Hawley said in Washington. “We …

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EP President Martin Schulz Postpones Athens Visit

President of European Parliament Martin Schulz postponed his visit to Athens scheduled for Sunday, May 13th 2012. Schulz was to meet Greek president Karolos Papoulias and allegedly political party leaders bringing a ‘kind of message’. Unconfirmed inofrmation claim that Schulz plans to visit Greece a week later. What could possible be …

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Merkel Would Visit Greece, if it wasn’t for the BILD Newspaper…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel  would love to visit Greece, but apparently she has fallen victim of the exaggerated reports about anti-German sentiment. During a meeting with the president of private sector unions umbrella GSEE, Yiannis Panagopoulos, in Berlin, Merkel said “We have different opinions on the policies that should be applied, …

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