Ex-Independent Greeks MP clings to Parliament VP post

Ex-Independent Greeks MP clings to Parliament VP post

Parliamentary VPs replace the Speaker when he is not in the chamber. Thursday, June 21, 2018
Kammenos is not only keeping his parliamentary seat, but he also intends to keep his post as Parliament Vice President, which he received as the representative of the Independent Greeks.
Mitsotakis rallying party base in northern Greece

Mitsotakis rallying party base in northern Greece

Many in New Democracy believe that the accord on the Macedonian naming issue may mark the end of the SYRIZA-Independent Greeks collaboration Thursday, June 21, 2018
The Independent Greeks party is in disharmony with its electoral base, but SYRIZA MPs representing districts in northern Greece are also being severely pressure by their electorate.
Critical Eurogroup decides debt relief, fiscal supervision

Critical Eurogroup decides debt relief, fiscal supervision

The Eurogroup will assess the progress that has been made in implementing the prior actions of the fourth and last evaluation Thursday, June 21, 2018
The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) programme is on track, opening the way for disbursement of the last tranche of funding, which is needed for debt servicing, while part of the sum will be used to bolster Greece’s fiscal cushion.

Editorial: Delusions of a clean bailout exit

Pension cuts will be implemented, as will the lowering of the tax-free threshold, the European Commission report says Thursday, June 21, 2018
It is positive that Greece is exiting the memorandum, but what is in store is a hefty package of fiscal measures that will have grave repercussions on broad swathes of the public.
Kammenos demands 180 MP majority on FYROM accord, but he will vote down

Kammenos demands 180 MP majority on FYROM accord, but he will vote down

Kammenos said that MPs and cadres are receiving SMS text messages and emails pressuring them to leave the party Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Kammenos lashed out at New Democracy, charging that the main opposition party collaborates with the extreme right-wing Golden Dawn and the neo-fascists.
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