The German Federal Parliament on Friday approved the Eurogroup agreement on the completion of the Greek programme by a large majority. Of a total 643 votes cast, 410 MPs voted "yes", 226 voted "no" and there were seven abstentions. The Bundestag has 709 deputies.
The economy's surveillance mechanism following Greece's completion of its adjustment programme will not include any commitment to new measures, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Wednesday during a press briefing,…
European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici called Thursday's Eurogroup "a decisive moment for Greece's future and a significant test for decision-making in the Eurozone."
The Greek parliament plenum on Thursday passed the omnibus bill with the prior actions necessary for the conclusion of the fourth and final review of the Greek programme.
The debate on the omnibus bill with the prior actions necessary for the conclusion of the fourth review of the Greek programme opened at the parliament plenum on Wednesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet on Tuesday with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde. It is widely expected that they will discuss the IMF's participation in the Greek programme.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday expressed his conviction that the Greek programme will soon be completed.
Legislation on all the prior actions needed to conclude the fourth review of the Greek programme will be passed by June 14, ahead of the June 21 Eurogroup, in a single draft bill using fast-track procedures, Parliament President Nikos…
Negotiations over the International Monetary Fund's role in the Greek programme and the post-programme period will peak on Thursday ahead of the Eurogroup meeting at 16:00 (Athens time).
The progress in completing the prior actions required for the fourth and final review of the Greek programme and the negotiations underway for a final agreement are on the agenda of the Eurogroup Working Group (EWG) meeting that will be…