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Greece to meet the 3.5 pct surplus target; no pension cuts needed

Greece will meet the 3.5 pct surplus target and therefore no pension cuts will be needed, European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said on Thursday addressing the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Regarding the return of profits from Greek bonds, he said: “We are open to it. There must be a dialogue […]

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Greece-Cyprus-Egypt Summit held in Crete

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi met on Wednesday in Elounda, Crete, for the 6th Greece-Cyprus-Egypt Summit. The Summit highlighted the high level of cooperation of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt and the enhanced role that their tripartite and multilateral initiatives have gained in promoting regional […]

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Government reshuffle leaves key posts untouched, adds new faces

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reshuffled his cabinet on Monday, keeping key ministers in place while bringing in some new faces.  As expected, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, Tsipras’s coalition partner, kept their posts. The key changes were the shift of deputy defense minister Fotis Kouvelis to Shipping […]

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