Μ. Schulz: Stability Pact provides for special flexibility in case of emergency

5 November 2015
276 Views

“Greece is facing the most difficult challenge since World War II amid the economic and refugee crisis and the Stability Pact provides for special flexibility in case of emergency situations,” European Parliament President Martin Schulz said in an interview with ANA-MPA.

Asked on the role of Turkey, he said that it needs to be recognised as a secure country of origin. Referring to the USA, he said that they can accept more refugees than they intend to do.

Schulz said he is not optimistic that the refugee crisis will be solved soon, but he believes that the refugees will be gradually incorporated and the relevant procedures will be accelerated.

Asked if Greece’s agreement with the creditors should be connected with the issue of refugees, he said he would not recommend that. “The first one is a Greek issue, which needs to be solved within the eurozone, and the other one is not a Greek issue, it is a European problem that has occurred in Greece.”
The full interview is available for subscribers in Greek at ANA-MPA’s website.

You may be interested

A Greek & a Cypriot on POLITICO’s list of the 28 most influential EU personalities for 2018
FINANCE
shares53 views
FINANCE
shares53 views

A Greek & a Cypriot on POLITICO’s list of the 28 most influential EU personalities for 2018

makis - Dec 15, 2017

One of the two names is more than well-known both in Greece and around Europe as it belongs to the…

Tito’s granddaughter sides with Greece against FYROM
POLITICS
shares123 views
POLITICS
shares123 views

Tito’s granddaughter sides with Greece against FYROM

makis - Dec 15, 2017

“Although my grandfather, Josip Broz Tito, ‘gave’ the name ‘Macedonia’ to one of the six constituent republics of Yugoslavia, it…

Education Minister Gavroglou opens a window for election of the Islamic mufti in Komotini
GREECE
shares63 views
GREECE
shares63 views

Education Minister Gavroglou opens a window for election of the Islamic mufti in Komotini

makis - Dec 15, 2017

A few days after the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Greece, the Minister of Education, Kostas Gavroglou…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.