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Dragasakis: gov’t not opposed to reward for responsible borrowers; may not make it into current draft bill
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Dragasakis: gov’t not opposed to reward for responsible borrowers; may not make it into current draft bill

Panos - Mar 28, 2019

A top government minister on Wednesday, during debate at a relevant Parliament committee, expressed qualified support towards legislating a law to benefit responsible borrowers, especially those paying…

Greek Dep. PM on ‘bad debt’ crisis: If we’re not careful, banks may be led to point of needing fresh capital
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Greek Dep. PM on ‘bad debt’ crisis: If we’re not careful, banks may be led to point of needing fresh capital

Panos - Feb 01, 2019

Greek Economy Minister and Deputy PM Yannis Dragasakis on Thursday again sounded "warning bells" over the high level of non-performing loans (NPLs) plaguing Greek banks' spread sheets.…

Dep. PM: Risk of 2015 crisis spinning out of control caused Tsipras govt to ‘blink’
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Dep. PM: Risk of 2015 crisis spinning out of control caused Tsipras govt to ‘blink’

Panos - Dec 03, 2018

Government Deputy PM and economy minister Yannis Dragasakis this week harked back to the turbulent days of the summer of 2015, saying a continuation of the unprecedented…

Greek Dep. PM: ‘Trial run’ for market borrowing could come in 2017
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Greek Dep. PM: ‘Trial run’ for market borrowing could come in 2017

Panos - Jun 23, 2017

Greek government deputy prime minister Yannis Dragasakis said a "trial" foray into the markets by Greece this year "could" take place, in a carefully worded statement made…

Deputy PM sees Greece back in markets in 2017
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Deputy PM sees Greece back in markets in 2017

makis - Mar 03, 2017

Greece’s deputy prime minister said on Friday the country could return to international bond markets this year if the current impasse with the bailout creditors is resolved…

Dragasakis claims that conditions are in place to overcome the crisis
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Dragasakis claims that conditions are in place to overcome the crisis

makis - May 24, 2016

The Government Vice President Yannis Dragasakis argued that for the first time in many years Greece is entering a period of realistic prospects for the economy and…

Debt relief deal should help Greece access debt markets ‘within next year’
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Debt relief deal should help Greece access debt markets ‘within next year’

ilias1 - May 15, 2016

Greece wants a debt relief deal which will help the country access debt markets in 2017 and allow for sustainable primary budget surpluses, the country's deputy prime…

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Dragasakis: Additional measures will cause a political problem

Panos - Apr 19, 2016

Government Vice President Yannis Dragasakis stated that the government is aiming to conclude the first bailout review without any measures on top of what has been agreed,…

Day of Independence celebrations conclude with military parade
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Day of Independence celebrations conclude with military parade

ilias1 - Mar 26, 2016

The celebrations for the Day of Independence concluded with the military parade in Athens. The Armed Forces paraded in the city center before the President of the…

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Greek government has solid majority to pass pension reform

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

Jan 9 Greece's leftist government will be able to push through a crucial pension reform in parliament, part of measures the country has agreed to under its…