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Iran’s Deputy Minister of Oil visits Athens on Friday for talks with ELPE

The Greek company was a major buyer of Iranian oil prior to the imposition of an embargo on oil exports
Hellenic Petroleum (ELPE) has arranged to meet with Iranian officials on Friday to negotiate a deal for crude oil, following the lift on...

PM Tsipras: “The agreement will allow us to stand on our feet again”

Greek PM defends deal, having averted the transfer of assets abroad and plan for liquidity asphyxiation
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras commented on the agreement reached with Greece’s creditors following the marathon 17-hour...

Varoufakis: “The disagreements with our partners are not unbridgeable”

The Minister of Finances urged Greece's partners to abandon their failed strategy and approach
In his article for the Project Syndicate, the Greek Minister of Finances Yanis Varoufakis highlighted the different approaches in how...

Finance Minister to attend critical Eurogroup session

Last chance for a deal with the IMF - Deadlock to increase the possibility of early general elections
The Minister of Finances Gikas Hardouvelis will be in Brussels on Monday for a critical Eurogroup session, as Athens has yet to...

Georgiadis blames coalition partner PASOK for troika pressure

The troika's latest demands have caused great turmoil within the ranks of the fragile coalition government
After the troika rejected the latest Greek proposals and gave the coalition government a 48-hour ultimatum to resubmit proposals...

TAIPED announces deal for Afantou assets at 42.1 million euros

M. A. Angeliades Inc. and T.N. Aegean Sun Investments Ltd were the highest bidders in TAIPED's competition
The state privatization company TAIPED has announced that M. A. Angeliades Inc. and T.N. Aegean Sun Investments Ltd are the...

How the troika deal affects pubic sector wage cut claims

Claimant groups will have to draw disputed funds from their own work sector, via alternative measures
According to the recent agreement with the troika, in cases of judicial decisions resulting in wage increases in the public sector which burden the budget...

Coalition government preparing for critical vote in Parliament

New Democracy and PASOK pressuring their “rebel” MPs on medication and milk deregulation Thursday, March 27, 2014
After the coalition government managed to come to an agreement with the troika after months of negotiations, it now has to prepare for the critical vote in Parliament...

Pharmacists decide to go on indefinite strike

Nationwide pharmacist union calls strike over the coalition government’s recent agreement with the troika
The nationwide pharmacist union has announced that half of country’s pharmacies will shut down on Wednesday, with the rest following on Thursday, in protest...

Stournaras rejects opposition's claims of new taxes and bailout

Minister of Finances also claims that Greece is “almost ready to return to the markets”
The Minister of Finances Yannis Stournaras appeared on SKAI Radio on Wednesday morning to announce that the negotiations for Greece’s debt reduction...