Monday May 25, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
14o C
09o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Lagarde, Merkel to meet in Washington on May 2 for talks on eurozone, Greece

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde is to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 2 in Washington for talks expected to focus on the broader economic situation in the eurozone in general and to touch on the Greek economy and on the prospects for a launch of talks on lightening Greece's debt burden.

The meeting between Lagarde and Merkel is to take place at the seat of the IMF in the context of a scheduled visit to Washington by Merkel.

Topics expected to top the agenda of talks are repeated warnings by the Fund of the risks posed by worryingly low inflation rates.

The outlook for the beginning of talks on Greek debt relief is also expected to be discussed after the European Commission confirmed Greek predictions of a primary surplus of 1.5 billion euros for 2013, a condition set by eurozone leaders the launch of such talks.

ekathimerini.com , Friday April 25, 2014 (11:52)  
Tourist dies in rockfall on beach in Crete
NDs Bakoyannis fears capital controls over long weekend
Varoufakis slams media over Riga Eurogroup reporting
Greeks back governments red lines, but want to keep euro
Spanish shares fall after vote as Greek stocks drop second day
Equity markets in Spain and Greece fell, while European stocks were little changed as holidays across the region curbed trading volume. The IBEX 35 Index dropped 1.5 percent as local Spanis...
Brussels Group talks to resume Tuesday with VAT, pension topping agenda
Negotiations between Greece and its lenders are due to resume via the Brussels Group on Tuesday. The two main issues that the technical teams have to tackle are value-added tax and pension r...
Inside Business
SOCCER
Berg brace gives Panathinaikos four-point lead
Panathinaikos beat Atromitos on Sunday and took advantage of the goalless draw between PAOK and Asteras Tripolis to open a four-point gap from PAOK at the top of the Super League play-off mi...
SOCCER
Reds add Cup to league trophy with 3-1 win over Xanthi
Olympiakos completed a league-and-cup double on Saturday by beating Xanthi 3-1 in the Greek Cup final at the Olympic Stadium of Athens, that was more balanced than the final score suggests. ...
Inside Sports
Greece needs a second election
Most scenarios facing Greece are bleak. The country could default, introduce capital controls, forcibly convert savers deposits into bank capital, quit the euro and so forth. But there is s...
COMMENTARY
No more quick and dirty fixes for Greece
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde correctly said last week that the protracted negotiations between Greece and its official creditors required a comprehensive ...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Spanish shares fall after vote as Greek stocks drop second day
2. Brussels Group talks to resume Tuesday with VAT, pension topping agenda
3. Tourist dies in rockfall on beach in Crete
4. NDs Bakoyannis fears capital controls over long weekend
5. Greece calls on creditors to compromise as IMF payment nears
6. Berg brace gives Panathinaikos four-point lead
more news
Today
This Week
1. No more 'quick and dirty' fixes for Greece
2. Greece calls on creditors to compromise as IMF payment nears
3. ND's Bakoyannis fears capital controls over long weekend
4. Tourist dies in rockfall on beach in Crete
5. Brussels Group talks to resume Tuesday with VAT, pension topping agenda
6. Greece needs a second election
Today
This Week
1. The Greek-German breakthrough that didnt come
2. Conspiracy madness
3. Greece came close to not paying IMF
4. National self-awareness put to the test
5. Albanian demarche raises concerns about possible territorial claims over Greece
6. Greek endgame nears for Tsipras as bank collateral hits buffers
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.