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Greek Gov’t Vice President: We Honor the Agreement, We Expect Our Partners to Do...

“We clinched an agreement, which is not fully reflected in the reactions of the European Central Bank,” Greece 's Government Vice President Yiannis Dragasakis...

Central Banker: Greek Deposits are Totally Safe

The Greek banking system and deposits are fully secured, Bank of Greece (BoG) governor Yannis Stournaras on Friday said after a meeting with Prime...

Greek Gov’t VP: Greece Will Present Specific Proposals to Monday’s Eurogroup

The economic reform proposals that Greece 's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will present to the Eurogroup next week were discussed at a Government Economic...

Greek Govt Vice President: ‘We Faced Blackmail During Negotiations’

Greek government Vice President Yiannis Dragasakis on Saturday offered his insight into the new leftist government’s negotiations and the 11th-hour deal that allowed Athens to...

Cabinet Briefing on Eurogroup Developments Ends in Agreement

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed on Friday his optimism for the outcome of the negotiations between the Greek government and the country’s international...

Eurogroup Backstage: The Official Statement that Never Was

The Greek government vetoed the joint statement of euro zone finance ministers after Wednesday's inconclusive talks on Greece's bailout in Brussels, according to a...

U.S. Ambassador to PM: Greece Must Work with EU Colleagues, IMF

In meetings with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and members of the Greek government, U.S. Ambassador to Greece David D. Pearce said the United...

Greek Gov’t Will Not Appoint Party Members to Run Banks

The new Greek government will not take any actions to hurt the share values of banks and will not appoint party members at key...

Greece May Reach Agreement with Creditors Very Soon, Gov’t VP Says

A political agreement with Greece 's international lenders may be reached very soon, Greek Government Vice-President Yiannis Dragasakis said on Sunday night, speaking to...

Greek Banks Rebound After Yesterday’s Plunge

Major Greek banks rebounded today after yesterday's almost catastrophic sell-offs. Greek bank stocks rebounded as the new government made an effort to downplay the prospect...

SYRIZA Economist: Greece Cannot Recover Without Debt Cut

Greece can never rebound without a generous debt haircut, said Yiannis Dragasakis, SYRIZA's chief economist. Speaking to Agence France-Presse ahead of Sunday's general elections Greece,...
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Tsipras Tells ECB’s Draghi Greece Needs Debt Cut

The head of Greece's major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party Alexis Tsipras told European Central Bank President Mario Draghi the country...

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