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Teleconference between Greek side, creditors postponed; may be held on Thur.

Panos - Apr 06, 2017

A previously scheduled teleconference between Greek ministers and creditors' top negotiators, set for Wednesday, was postponed, with reports pointing to its holding on Thursday. Nevertheless, government sources…

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Tsakalotos tells Parliament he hopes for a deal by March 20

makis - Feb 28, 2017

In a speech to Parliament's economic affairs committee on Tuesday, Finance Minister Tsakalotos said Greece is hoping for a provisional agreement with the country's international creditors by…

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Tsakalotos: IMF report does not reflect Greece’s real economic situation

Panos - Feb 08, 2017

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) economic forecasts on Greece do not reflect the actual picture of the country’s economy, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said in a letter…

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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…

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As Tsakalotos seeks to restart review, PM must keep lid on SYRIZA dissent

Sokratis - Jan 21, 2017

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos is bracing for a Eurogroup summit on Thursday where he is expected to present a set of concessions on thorny issues that have…

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Tsakalotos to meet Sapin, Moscovici ahead of Euro Working Group

makis - Jan 09, 2017

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos is to meet with his French counterpart Michel Sapin and European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici ahead of a Euro…

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Greece hopefull of reaching “95%” of an agreement at Eurogroup

makis - Dec 05, 2016

The critical Eurogroup meeting is scheduled for Monday, where the progress of the second bailout program will be reviewed. Ahead of Monday’s meeting in Brussels, Athens and…

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Push on talks amid fears creditors will seek more austerity

makis - Nov 18, 2016

Government officials and envoys representing the country’s creditors are entering the final phase of negotiations as part of a second bailout review amid fears in Athens of…

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“Athens and the IMF want a clear solution on debt”

makis - Nov 11, 2016

The Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos argued that the Greek government and the International Monetary Fund want a clear solution for the public debt, in a statement…

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Eurogroup to discuss short-term debt relief measures in December

makis - Nov 08, 2016

Following Monday’s Eurogroup meeting, the head of the Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem announced that the talks between Greece and institutions continue in Athens as part of the second…

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Creditors see budget gap for next year, press for more measures

Panos - Oct 31, 2016

Representatives of Greece's international creditors are pushing for more austerity measures as they have detected a budget gap for next year of between 0.15 and 0.2 percent…

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Institutions block government plan on undeclared income disclosure

Panos - Oct 26, 2016

The Greek government’s plan regarding the voluntary disclosure of undeclared income and funds has met resistance from the institutions during the ongoing negotiations. According to the government’s…

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Greece expected to get go-ahead for remaining 1.7 bln bailout tranche

Panos - Oct 21, 2016

Greece was expected to be given the go-ahead to receive a remaining 1.7 billion euro bailout tranche after a pending issue regarding the state’s arrears payments to…

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Greek gov’t, institutions begin talks on second review of Greek program

Panos - Oct 21, 2016

Greek authorities and the institutions officially began negotiations on a second review of the Greek program on Friday (21/10), with a meeting between Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos…

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Preparations for the second bailout review set to begin

makis - Oct 17, 2016

The technical teams of Greece’s creditors and partners are currently in Athens, with the head of European Commission’s mission to Greece Declan Costello Declan Costello, the ECB’s…

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Technical talks with foreign envoys to begin on Monday

Panos - Oct 17, 2016

Government officials were on Monday to begin talks with technical teams representing the country's international creditors in Athens ahead of the second review of Greece's third bailout.…

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December 7 EuroGroup crucial date for Greece, government source says

Panos - Oct 10, 2016

December 7, when the final EuroGroup meeting of 2017 is scheduled to tale place, is shaping up to be Greece’s proverbial ‘D-Day’ on the outcome of the…

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Tsakalotos-Houliarakis attend IMF Annual Meeting in Washington

makis - Oct 07, 2016

The Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos and his Deputy Giorgos Houliarakis will attend the International Monetary Fund’s Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, which is scheduled for 7-9…

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Critical IMF meetings on Wednesday – Fear of a new credit crunch

makis - Oct 05, 2016

The Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos will travel to Washington, DC for a series of critical meetings with IMF officials in order to discuss the Fund’s participation…

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Critical IMF meetings on Wednesday – Fear of a new credit crunch

Panos - Oct 05, 2016

The Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos will travel to Washington, DC for a series of critical meetings with IMF officials in order to discuss the Fund’s participation…