Wednesday Jul 30, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
31o C
24o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Finance ministers, EU officials express hope for deal as Eurogroup gets underway

European Union Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn has said that it is “essential” for eurozone finance minister to agreed on a solution to Greece’s debt sustainability issue as they gather in Brussels for the third time in two weeks

"It is essential to take a decision on the disbursement of the next tranche,» Rehn said as he arrived for Monday’s meeting. «Greece has delivered, now it's delivery time for the Eurogroup and the IMF,» he added.

Rehn said Monday's talks were «important for Greece» and «important for Europe» to «take a political decision on disbursement in the course of today."

Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras appeared hopeful of a deal on Monday. “I am sure we will get a mutually beneficial agreement today,” he told journalists.

Spanish Finance Minister Luis De Guindos said the ministers were “very close” to an agreement.

Austria’s Finance Minister Maria Fekter suggested that there were just “a few centimeters” to reach a deal.

“We should assume our responsibilities and leave here with and agreement,” said French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici. “Greece has met its commitments.”

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem ruled out writing off bilateral loans to Greece as he arrived at the meeting.

ekathimerini.com , Monday November 26, 2012 (13:43)  
Troika review in Athens unaffected by Paris meeting
Soldiers set to sue over wages
Multi-bill tabled in Parliament
Nimetz in Athens without concrete ideas on name dispute
Deals reached for twin plot on Afandou, for 42 million
State sell-off fund TAIPED announced pn Tuesday that it has reached a deal for the utilization of two adjoined plots at Afandou on Rhodes, amounting to 42.1 million euros. The fund’s governi...
More delays and red tape for companies’ tax rebates
The General Secretariat for Public Revenues has added one more bureaucratic obstacle to the efforts of cash-starved enterprises to secure liquidity, as a new regulation stipulates that they ...
Inside Business
VOLLEYBALL
Volleyball national team second in European League
Much as the national volleyball team tried to repeat in the finals of the European League the feat it had achieved in the semifinals, it failed to overturn the advantage Montenegro had got f...
SOCCER
Ranieri says he has little to change in Greek national team
The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) presented Claudio Ranieri as the new Greece coach for the next couple of years, after the Italian manager signed his contract in Athens on Friday. “I l...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
Through insecurity comes optimism
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras recently expressed his optimism regarding the quota of 180 Parliamentary deputies required for the election of Greece’s next president, in order for the countr...
EDITORIAL
Futile policy
The policy that Israel has been pursuing vis-a-vis the Palestinians is wrong and futile. Current tactics have failed to resolve the security issue and, at the same time, they are rapidly dra...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Deals reached for twin plot on Afandou, for 42 million
2. More delays and red tape for companies’ tax rebates
3. Greek shipowners continue to invest in fleet renewal
4. Trainose sale is not on track
5. Industry asks for gov’t intervention
6. Troika review in Athens unaffected by Paris meeting
more news
Today
This Week
1. Greece names fifth privatization agency chief in four years
2. Archaeological council bans international climbers' gathering at Meteora
3. World’s largest solar boat on Greek mission
4. Venizelos to meet Nimetz in Athens
5. Tsipras discusses Cyprus with Anastasiades in Athens
6. More than 120,000 households to receive special benefit
Today
This Week
1. Unequal after death
2. Greek sovereign debt at 174.1 percent of GDP in first quarter
3. Hedge fund Dromeus turns Greek tragedy to triumph with 160 pct gain
4. Quadriplegic woman on life support 'dies due to unpaid power bills'
5. Front-line threats
6. Greek coast guard picks up 77 migrants off Myconos
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.