Tsipras : "We have no right to bury the European democracy at its birthplace"
"The insistence of the institutions on new pension cuts after five years of memoranda looting is nothing more than political expediency. The Greek government heads to the negotiation with a plan and well-documented counter-proposals. We will be patiently waiting until the institutions join realism," Tsipras underlined.
"We are carrying the dignity of a people and
the hope of the peoples of Europe on our shoulders. The responsibility
is too heavy to ignore. It is not a matter of ideological obsession. It
is a matter of democracy," he added. more on greek2m eye
" If there is a will there is a way " said Angela Merkel, and yes, they meet right noway , the three of them with President Holland. Stay with us , 24/7
June 9, 2015 12:41 pm
By Bloomberg View's Leonid Bershidsky, Today, June 10, 2015, 15.30
Alexis Tsipras accused Greece's lenders of massively backtracking on measures agreed in recent months. Denouncing their offer, Mr Tsipras emphatically said, two days after the meeting in Brussels that"the strangulation of a country is a matter of moral order which conflicts with the founding principles of Europe."
have to admit" said Alexis Tsipras briefing the Parliament on Friday 5,
evening, "that the suggestion I recieved in Brussels from Jean Claude
Juncker surprised me disobligingly. I could not have imagined, I
confess, that after three months of step by step negotiations we would finally deliver a proposal thay would have not taken into account the Brussels Group negotiations. Find our article on Linkedin Pulse
Refusing to cave in, as international
press wrote , Alexis Tsipras emphasized that "the Greek proposal is the
only “realistic” option'
"We still reject some of the
creditors’ proposals", he said, instead of an announcment of an agreement
, as Associated Press had earlier mentioned that could have taken
"There are points that no one would
consider as a base for discussion,"
Well done Alexis, you reversed the game, commented French Press on the PM's article on Le MondeAlexis Tsipras is showing the example to the European leaders by his paradigm of remaining stable on his “red lines” strategic, and by resisting to the “irrational strategic of the loop” the creditors have applied to Greece, wrote today the editor of economic newspaper « La Tribune» Romarik Gkonten , read more on moodhackerblog
"I do not know if it is a matter of time, but it is certainly a matter of a short time, that's the government's aim, until the end of May or early June to be in position to have reached a mutually beneficial agreement" , by govt spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis, more
On a National University research that measured pubic feeling under the influence of the daily life pictures of despair, researchers proved scientifically thatthat images of the crisis increase the pessimism in men more than women and mainly in men under the age of 23, but it is them, who show the highest sense of political competence in crisis, finally and the intention for grater mobilization..go to story
They greeted him
with smiles, hugs, flowers and silk .
“Climate was so friendly” , as Greek PM stated in Riga to the press. Hugs from Eurogroup President , sweet smiles from the Chancellor, flowers to host his presence, and also … “silk for the seal “.
In a more than warm, hearty welcome that was waiting the Greek leader on the Eurogroup summit this time, Alexis Tsipras definitely took a breath from the unstoppable four months’ soul-and-mind daily attacks a whole nation recieved since the very first day of Alexis’ governance.
Agreement comes within a few days, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced today to the Greeks a day after the Riga summit, where the French the German leaders agreed on the significant progress achieved so far by the new government and the negotiations’ team, as was announced, and focused more, concentrated, to the open issues of the negotiation.GO TO FULL STORY
.....But the reality of the talks is very different. Our government is keen to implement an agenda that includes all of the economic reforms emphasized by European economic think tanks. Moreover, we are uniquely able to maintain the Greek public’s support for a sound economic program.
So, if our government is willing to embrace the reforms that our partners expect, why have the negotiations not produced an agreement? Where is the sticking point?
The problem is simple: Greece’s creditors insist on even greater austerity for this year and beyond – an approach that would impede recovery, obstruct growth, worsen the debt-deflationary cycle, and, in the end, erode Greeks’ willingness and ability to see through the reform agenda that the country so desperately needs. Our government cannot – and will not – accept a cure that has proven itself over five long years to be worse than the disease.
Sweden is first , Germany third and USA is at nr.8. Now the EU and Germany wants this Blue Zone, but for them, in case they could live for ever...
Learn how this is well programed and organised, click on our fully detailed article of Greek to me !
"In any case, any agreement reached must be made within the framework of the people’s mandate", Alexis Tsipras clarified.Greece has made recorded efforts and is totally consistent on the fulfillment of its obligations
proving in parallel its volition for an agreement, of a mutually
beneficial agreement, for which, and Greece’s partners should make the
appropriate moves. go to story
Greece is cash- strapped, and the situation is worsening. But despite the evident deterioration of the country's liquidity position, we believe Greece can still survive, for another month or so, without external financial support.
“Do they want to support us to have growth… or do they decide to have Greece struggle, to punish Greece and to create an example of what happens to a country that has a left government,” Kotzias said at the end a four-day visit to Washington and New York, go to our story
Greece must come up with a package of credible economic reforms measures.
And if it does that, the challenge for the IMF, and everyone else involved, is to show enough flexibility to help resolve the situation. Jack Lew, May 9, 2015
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has called on all parties involved to resolve the Greek crisis quickly before it blows out of control.
at the London School of Economics (LSE), Lew stressed that institutions should show greater flexibility in order to
avoid further crisis if Greece demonstrates intention to proceed with
While President Barack Obama was exressing his personal determination for the Greek euro crisis to be solved, on his talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Bavaria, German sources, as Greek media announced, leaked the telephone conversation between the Finance Ministers, Wolfganng Schauble and Jack Lew, were the US Finance Minister appeared as “comporomising” with the German to Greece demanding stance , when …”he heard the bill”. Go to moodhackerblog for our full story
Parliament President Zoi Konstantopoulou on Monday said she plans to summon Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras, a former Greek finance minister, to testify before Parliament’s Institutions and Transparency Committee in connection with the Siemens case, so that he might brief MPs on an out-of-court settlement between the Greek state and the German multinational that he had signed as minister.
Greece’s debt crisis has dominated the headlines, two European
politicians are looking to the long term -- proposing radical changes to
the way the eurozone operates.
[Gabriel and Macron] call for the setting up of “an embryo euro area budget”, “a fiscal capacity over and above national budgets”, and harmonised corporate taxes across the bloc. The eurozone would be able to borrow on the markets against its budget, which would be financed from a kind of Tobin tax on financial transactions and also from part of the revenue from the new business tax regime.
They also propose a new system to handle government debt defaults, so the Greek crisis of 2010-2015 (and counting) isn’t repeated.
German Nobel laureate for Literature, Günter Grass (84) had warned on June 2012, -three years before his death- that Europe should be soulless without Greece, if it were to leave, as Greece was the one that had dreamed up the European idea More
STRIKE ON THE TOURISTS’ HEAD INSIDE the ANCIENT GREEK PALACE
–Nineteen Russian tourists on Friday, May 29, 2015, were
injured in a lightning strike at the archaeological site of Knossos, on
the island of Crete.
A 46-year-old woman suffered a heart attack and she is being treated in
hospital. Another nine people were slightly injured and others are
suffering from shock.
Two Athenian attorneys pursue litigation for the return of the Parthenon
Marbles. As the bronze statue of Athena Promakhos used to stand guard
in front of the Parthenon, both must find the courage to stand in
defense of what they love.. Despite the bitter phrases of the
scenario that broke our heart, but never believed they represented the
Greeks ( find below )a Promakhos was what Greece desperately needed
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