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After Eurogroup upset, government looks for way forward
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After Eurogroup upset, government looks for way forward

Sokratis - Jan 28, 2017

The government is mulling the way forward after Thursday’s Eurogroup, which piled more pressure on Athens to legislate measures now for the period after 2018, when the…

Greece wants Eurogroup to ‘acknowledge progress’ under
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Greece wants Eurogroup to ‘acknowledge progress’ under

makis - Jan 24, 2017

Greece wants eurozone finance ministers to “acknowledge progress” it has made under its bailout when they meet in Brussels on Thursday, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on…

Gov’t scrambles for coherent positions ahead of Eurogroup
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Gov’t scrambles for coherent positions ahead of Eurogroup

makis - Jan 23, 2017

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Monday reassured Greece’s creditors that he will attend Thursday’s Eurogroup meeting with “specific” positions on all pending issues though the most Athens…

Opportunity missed at the Eurogroup
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Opportunity missed at the Eurogroup

makis - Dec 12, 2016

It was billed by some as the Eurogroup to end all Eurogroups, given that a definitive decision on Greek debt relief would have banished the lingering uncertainty…

Government aims to reach political agreement by 5 December Eurogroup
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Government aims to reach political agreement by 5 December Eurogroup

makis - Nov 21, 2016

The talks between the Greek government and the institutions continued over the weekend, in an effort to reach an agreement by the Eurogroup scheduled for 5 December.…

Positive Obama statement will boost chances at Eurogroup, officials hope
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Positive Obama statement will boost chances at Eurogroup, officials hope

Sokratis - Nov 12, 2016

Greek officials are hoping to secure a public expression of support for debt relief from outgoing US President Barack Obama when he visits Athens next week, with…

EuroGroup: Debt relief pushed back till after 2018
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EuroGroup: Debt relief pushed back till after 2018

Panos - Nov 08, 2016

All parties agreed on the need for the second review of the Greek bailout program be completed by December during Monday’s EuroGroup meeting. Greece’s EU partners made…

Eurogroup decides to split 2.8 billion euro tranche in two
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Eurogroup decides to split 2.8 billion euro tranche in two

makis - Oct 11, 2016

The European Union’s Finance Ministers convened on Monday and decided to split the 2.8 billion euro tranche into two, with the payment of the first portion of…

Eurogroup urges Athens to “speed up” bailout program implementation
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Eurogroup urges Athens to “speed up” bailout program implementation

makis - Sep 09, 2016

Greece is at the top of the Eurogroup agenda, with European officials stressing that Athens must forward with the implementation of the prior actions that are necessary…

Informal Eurogroup in Bratislava: Greece not on the main agenda
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Informal Eurogroup in Bratislava: Greece not on the main agenda

Panos - Sep 08, 2016

The Slovakian capital of Bratislava will host an informal Eurogroup on Thursday, however it is note expected to reach any conclusions on Greece, especially the 2.8-billion-euro tranche.…

Greece on Top of Friday’s Eurogroup Agenda September 9
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Greece on Top of Friday’s Eurogroup Agenda September 9

chris1 - Sep 04, 2016

Greece is the first and main issue on the agenda on Friday (September 9) at a meeting of euro zone finance ministers in Bratislava. The progress of…

Tsakalotos: Expresses opposition to sanctions on Spain, Portugal over excessive budget deficits
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Tsakalotos: Expresses opposition to sanctions on Spain, Portugal over excessive budget deficits

Panos - Jul 12, 2016

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Monday expressed opposition during a same-dayEurogroup meeting to the possibility of Commission-imposed sanctions against Spain and Portugal, according to Greek government…

Eurogroup to discuss financial developments after Brexit
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Eurogroup to discuss financial developments after Brexit

Panos - Jul 11, 2016

The Eurogroup convenes on Monday to discuss the economic and financial situation in the euro area. More importantly, the Finance Ministers of the nineteen euro area countries…

Tsakalotos heads to Eurogroup to push for relaxed primary surpluses after 2018
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Tsakalotos heads to Eurogroup to push for relaxed primary surpluses after 2018

chris1 - Jul 10, 2016

Even though Greece will not be the topic of discussion at Monday’s Eurogroup, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos heads to Brussels with the primary aim of changing and…

Eurogroup head says Farage is delusional
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Eurogroup head says Farage is delusional

Panos - Jun 29, 2016

Eurogroup head and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said UKIP leader and staunch supporter for the Brexit campaign, Nigel Farage was living in his own world, speaking…

Eurogroup convenes to debate Greek bailout problem review
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Eurogroup convenes to debate Greek bailout problem review

makis - May 24, 2016

The Eurogroup is scheduled to convene on Tuesday in order to discuss the Greek bailout program review, following the Greek government’s approval of a controversial prior actions…

Eurogroup convenes to debate Greek bailout problem review
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Eurogroup convenes to debate Greek bailout problem review

Panos - May 24, 2016

The Eurogroup is scheduled to convene on Tuesday in order to discuss the Greek bailout program review, following the Greek government’s approval of a controversial prior actions…

Critical meeting for bailout review negotiations likely on Wednesday
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Critical meeting for bailout review negotiations likely on Wednesday

Panos - May 04, 2016

The Eurogroup meeting for Wednesday 9 May is expected to be a critical point in the negotiations for the Greek bailout review, in light of the revised…

Schäuble: Thursday’s emergency Eurogroup remains uncertain
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Schäuble: Thursday’s emergency Eurogroup remains uncertain

Panos - Apr 26, 2016

The German Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble commented that it is not yet clear whether an emergency Eurogroup meeting will take place on Thursday. Mr. Schäuble made…

Eurogroup convenes again on Thursday for Greece
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Eurogroup convenes again on Thursday for Greece

Sokratis - Apr 23, 2016

The Eurogroup has decided that it will be meeting next Thursday to decide on the Greek programme, the group’s president Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Friday. Dijsselbloem also…