The Greek public debt on the European Parliament agenda

4 October 2016
105 Views

A discussion on the Greek debt will take place in the European Parliament on Tuesday afternoon, with European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici scheduled to participate.

According to the European Parliament, the debate will focus on the “macroeconomic situation in Greece, structural reforms and their impact, as well as prospects for future negotiations within the [Program]”.

Commenting on the debate that has been planned for 4pm [Athens time] on Tuesday, SYRIZA MEP Dimitris Papadimoulis argued that “after seven years of harsh austerity and a major recession, Greece needs growth and a stable macroeconomic environment. It is time to abandon the neoliberal austerity measures and support measures for growth in the economy, job creation and bolstering the social state”.

Furthermore, Mr. Papadimoulis stressed that Wolfgang Schäuble’s “dogmatic obsession” for greater one-sided austerity and delaying the debt talks is “unacceptable”. The SYRIZA MEP underlined that his aim to complete the talks on relief for the Greek public debt and specify everything that was decided by the Eurogroup in May 2016 until the end of the year.

You may be interested

Syros: Greek tradition & western influence come to a harmonious marriage
GREECE
shares113 views
GREECE
shares113 views

Syros: Greek tradition & western influence come to a harmonious marriage

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Ermoúpoli (meaning “the city of Hermes”) is the island’s capital town and has been the first important trade and industrial…

Environment may have partially led to the fall of Queen Cleopatra, research suggests
WORLD
shares113 views
WORLD
shares113 views

Environment may have partially led to the fall of Queen Cleopatra, research suggests

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Environmental records and historic documents suggest a volcanic eruption could have aided the Romans in victory According to a report…

Greek astronomer in Germany discovers spindle-like galaxies
GREECE
shares95 views
GREECE
shares95 views

Greek astronomer in Germany discovers spindle-like galaxies

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Athanasia Tatsi is another Greek scientist at the forefront of global scientific research this time in the field of Astronomy.…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.