Greek Politics

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Photo by MacroPolis Varoufakis outlines contours of debt deal as haircut set aside

The outlines of what the new Greek government is aiming to ask of its eurozone partners in terms of debt relief emerged on Monday evening, when Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis spoke to the Financial Times after meeting with British Chancellor George Osborne and investors in London.

Photo by Kiefer via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/q2j8Dt After rocky start, some political backing for SYRIZA but ECB holds key

After a troubling first few days in office, the new Greek government appeared to get a better grip on the tough situation it finds itself in but also revealed that it is totally reliant on the European Central Bank’s support if it is to achieve its goal of reaching a new settlement with the eurozone.

Photo by Harry van Versendaal Greece and lenders with conceptual, as well as practical, gaps to bridge

A meeting between on Friday Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem that ended with a terse handshake and the Dutchman’s obvious displeasure has heightened concern that Greece and its lenders are heading towards a perhaps irreparable rift.

Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com] New Greek cabinet a mixed bag, prompting hope and concern

The new 41-member Greek cabinet – a mixed bag in terms of politics and reputations – was sworn in on Tuesday. Some of the appointments, particularly in the areas of justice and tackling corruption, have been well received but the bakgrounds of the new defense and foreign ministers has caused concern.

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