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  • Photo by MacroPolis Tsipras sticks to pre-election pledges as eurozone negotiations loom

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Despite expectations that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras would moderate his goals when announcing his government’s policy programme in Parliament on Sunday, the Greek leader’s stuck almost rigidly to his pre-election pledges, many of which run counter to the policies that the country’s lenders would like to see.

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

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    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 MacroPolis Top SYRIZA officials hint at path to compromise with eurozone

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    As opinion polls show support for SYRIZA growing and the leftists edging towards a parliamentary majority, so the comments coming from the party’s leading officials have shifted towards a more conciliatory approach towards Greece’s lenders.

  • Photo by MacroPolis After ECB tests, it's back to troika review for Greek coalition

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    After Greek banks passed the European Central Bank’s comprehensive assessment, which alleviated previous concerns about the Hellenic Financial Stability Facility (HFSF) capital buffer of 11.4 billion euros remaining intact, the next key challenge for the government is the ongoing negotiations with the troika.

  • ECB results light up path for Greek coalition's bailout exit plan

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    After a series of knock-backs in recent weeks, the coalition received its first boost for some time on Sunday when the European Central Bank’s stress tests revealed that Greeks lenders could need as little as 18 million euros in new capital.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Athens pleased with Brussels appointments but new Commissioner faces big task

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    Positive news from Brussels has been somewhat of a rarity for Greece over the last few years but the government appears totally satisfied with the make-up of the new European Commission after it was confirmed on Wednesday that outgoing Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos would take over the newly created portfolio of immigration and home affairs.

  • Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com] Local elections in Greece a precursor of European vote

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    The first round of Greece’s local elections on Sunday serves as a pre-cursor to the European Parliament polls a week later, when much clearer conclusions will be drawn about the country’s short-term political future.

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