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Mitsotakis met Schaeuble and businessmen in Germany

By   /  15/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mitsotakis met Schaeuble and businessmen in Germany

  The President of the New Democracy Party Kyriakos Mitsotakis attended a working lunch with about 30 of the biggest business professionals in Germany on the sidelines of a two-day visit to the country. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, vowed that as prime minister he will go directly to a specific program of reform that will enhance the […]

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New Democracy leader Mitsotakis in Berlin to meet Chancellor Merkel

By   /  12/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Democracy leader Mitsotakis in Berlin to meet Chancellor Merkel

  ND president Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit Berlin, a two-day visit on Monday 13th and Tuesday, February 14th. According to the ND leadership, the visit is considered crucial, as the President of ND will have extensive meetings with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. Kyriakos Mitsotakis who has until now had only short […]

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Mitsotakis: The Hope that is becoming a Nightmare for New Democracy

By   /  07/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mitsotakis: The Hope that is becoming a Nightmare for New Democracy

  When Kyriakos Mitsotakis was the surprise winner of the January 11, 2016, internal party elections for the Presidency of New Democracy, many believed that he might manage to be a strong opponent against Alexis Tsipras who had three consecutive electoral successes in 2015. Although, many had emphasized the difficulties that would entail because of […]

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Tsipras, Mitsotakis in heated parliamentary debate

By   /  01/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras, Mitsotakis in heated parliamentary debate

  Speaking in Greek parliament on Wednesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras dismissed calls by main opposition leader Kyriacos Mitsotakis for a snap election. During a discussion on the findings of the investigation by a parliamentary committee regarding the legitimacy of loans granted to political parties and media in recent years, Tsipras said calls for a […]

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We are not pushing for IMF withdrawal or stay in Greek program – minister

By   /  08/01/2017  /  CY Finance, CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on We are not pushing for IMF withdrawal or stay in Greek program – minister

The Greek government has no specific strategy to oust the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from the country’s bailout program, or to see it remain one of its international creditors, a senior government official says. Minister of Digital Policy, Nikos Pappas, said during an interview on Greek television that it was the IMF that raises such […]

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Politicians’ assets statements made public

By   /  29/12/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Politicians’ assets statements made public

The assets statements of Greece’s political personnel for 2015 were published on Wednesday. The Hellenic Parliament made the statements of Greek political party leaders and the country’s 300 parliamentarians public as part of its drive to shed light and increase transparency in the Greek political system. Parliament President Nikos Voutsis was asked by reporters if […]

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Row over social benefit to pensioners continues

By   /  28/12/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Row over social benefit to pensioners continues

After a letter he sent to Greece’s creditor institutions was leaked to the press, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos revealed its full content while launching a scathing attack on main opposition New Democracy on Tuesday. The conservative party had pressed the government to reveal its communications with the country’s creditors, charging that the Syriza-ANEL coalition had […]

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Tsipras tries to win over Greek public opinion

By   /  20/12/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras tries to win over Greek public opinion

With the Greek government trying to shake off the election scenario Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Leader of the Opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis took to the streets, a few days before the Christmas holidays, a common phenomenon during an election period. For Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who has strongly called for elections from the very first months […]

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Social benefits spark further controversy

By   /  18/12/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Social benefits spark further controversy

A “war” of words broke out over the weekend between the Greek government and main opposition party New Democracy. On Sunday the Prime Minister’s office issued an announcement responding to statements made by conservative party leader Kyriacos Mitsotakis on Saturday attacking the government over its handling of the economy and negotiations with the country’s creditors. […]

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ND leader Mitsotakis meets Serb PM Vucic

By   /  30/11/2016  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on ND leader Mitsotakis meets Serb PM Vucic

Greece and Serbia were factors for stability in a region of rising uncertainty, main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday, following his meeting with Serb Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade. Mitsotakis said his talks with Serbia’s premier had touched on “our concerns following the recent statements of Turkish President Recep Tayyip […]

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