Tsipras makes PASOK opening amid domestic troublesPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has indicated that he is starting to make political plans for the period after Greece exits the programme in the summer of 2018.
Greeks underwhelmed by deal with lenders, stressing uphill task for TsiprasPoliticsGreek Politics
The size of the task facing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his government in trying to convince the Greek public that the agreement reached with the creditors provides a genuine opportunity for the country to exit the crisis was highlighted by a new poll published on Frida
Tsipras tries to keep government's eyes on the prizePoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on his government to step up its work as he completed, ahead of this week’s European Council, a series of meetings designed to issue a positive message to the domestic audience following last week’s agreement at the Eurogroup.
Coalition guards unity as Tsipras briefs opposition leadersPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras concluded on Tuesday afternoon his round of meetings with opposition leaders to discuss last week’s Eurogroup decision as his government reacted angrily to suggestions that some of its ministers are blocking privatisations and other measures.
Coalition defends deal with lenders, opposition exerts pressurePoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to step up his efforts to present last Thursday’s Eurogroup agreement in the best possible light, before he leaves for the European Council later in the week.
Tsipras eyes next step after mixed Eurogroup dealPoliticsGreek Politics
The government began on Friday the task of talking up the agreement that it reached with its creditors at the Eurogroup but immediately came under fire from the opposition.
Greece gets bigger tranche from Eurogroup but Tsipras misses other key targetsPoliticsGreek Politics
Thursday’s Eurogroup in Luxembourg ended in an agreement that will see Greece receive another 8.5 billion euros in loans but fell short of giving the International Monetary Fund the clarity it wanted on debt relief measures in order to immediately join the Greek programme with new funding.
Rhetoric ramped up ahead of Eurogroup but deal still in sightPoliticsGreek Politics
As Thursday's Eurogroup approaches, Athens and Berlin are dialling up their rhetoric but an agreement that will fall short of Greek expectations while still leaving Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with something to grasp on to still seems the most likely outcome of the meeting.
Expectations for deal on Thursday rise as Athens tempers ownPoliticsGreek Politics
An agreement at Thursday’s Eurogroup seems the most likely outcome even though Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras repeated his warning on Tuesday that he would take the matter to the European Council a week later if there is no deal.
Athens banks on French support for debt relief and growthPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government is due to welcome French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire to Athens on Monday as it heads into the last few days of intensive negotiations before Thursday’s Eurogroup.