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European Commission VP: Greek PM Move “Unnecessary and Unhelpful”

European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said the move by Alexis Tsipras to give a Christmas bonus to pensioners and decrease the Island VAT...

Greece Willing to Compromise with Creditors on Program Review Provided it Excludes IMF Demands

The Greek government is willing to accept mutual compromises on some issues with the country’s creditors to reach an agreement that would allow the...

Greek PM Confident of Debt Measures, Criticizes IMF, Germany

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appeared confident on Thursday that he could win a dispute with European creditors who froze a package of debt...

European Finance Commissioner: IMF Makes ‘Politically Impossible’ Demands of Greece

European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said that the International Monetary Fund is making "politically impossible" demands of Greece. In an article...

Does the Greek PM Blustering Hint at Snap Elections?

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is acting strangely in the past few weeks. Ever since negotiations for the second review of the bailout program...

Greek FinMin Criticizes IMF for ‘Economizing on the Truth’

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos criticized the International Monetary Fund for not telling the truth on Greece's bailout program and dismissed the prospect of...

Government’s Economic Team Protests to IMF About Greek Blog in First Meeting With Institutions

The Greek government complained to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday about its handling of ongoing talks about the country’s second program review,...

PM Tsipras Hints that Greece’s Creditors are ‘Foolish Technocrats’

"We will not listen to foolish technocrats... Who say that what is wrong is right," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, referring to recent statements...

IMF Says Not Demanding New Austerities at This Time for Greece

According to International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials, IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld and European Department Director Poul Thomsen, the financial institution is not demanding...

Greek PM Starts Series of Meetings on Cyprus, Turkey, Refugees, Bailout Program

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to embark on a series of international meetings to discuss the migrant issue, Cyprus, Turkish provocations and Greece's bailout...

Greek FinMin: I am Disappointed by IMF’s Stance

"I am disappointed by International Monetary Fund's stance" stated Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos in an interview with the Sunday newspaper RealNews. "It is absent from...

IMF Not Asking for Additional Austerity in Greece, Spokesman Gerry Rice Says

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) welcomes the adoption of short-term measures for Greece's debt but these may not be enough to make the Greek...

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