Tagged: Schulz

Schulz underlines the need for Greek debt relief

The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz argued that Greece needs debt relief and that the solution cannot be further wage and pension cuts, in an interview for Global Conversation on Euronews. In his interview Mr. Schulz noted that debt relief was discussed for the first time at the Eurogroup on Monday and argued […]

Schulz: European Parliament supervision of bailouts necessary

The President of European Parliament Martin Schulz argued that the content of the recently leaked talks between IMF officers is a ‘clear example’ on the necessity of increased EP supervision of financial aid programs. The statement came in response to a question posed by SYRIZA MEP Dimitris Papadimoulis, who argued that the IMF leaks could […]

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

“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 […]

PM Tsipras meets with Europarliament president Schulz

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that he had a productive and frank dialogue with European parliament president Martin Schulz during their joint statements after their meeting on Wednesday. Tsipras said the discussions were focused on the continuous tragedy in the Aegean that makes even more urgent the need for the awakening and the establishment of […]

Tsipras – Schulz to visit Lesvos next week

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and European Parliament President Martin Schulz will visit the East Aegean Greek island of Lesvos this upcoming Thursday in the context of the ongoing refugee crisis, Greek media reports. Out of the more than 500,000 migrants and refugees who have arrived in Greece since the beginning of the year, Lesvos […]