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Gov't spokesman expresses Greek side's content over summit's outcome

Government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis on Friday, in statements to private MEGA TV, expressed the government's content over the results of Thursday's EU summit.
March 20, 2015

Greek PM assures EU creditors reforms coming to unlock cash

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras assured European Union creditors at late-night crisis talks in Brussels that his leftist-led coalition would present soon a full set of economic reforms in order to unlock cash to stave off bankruptcy.
Reuters: March 20, 2015

Greece to draft new reform plan within days - EU leaders

EU leaders say Greece has agreed to come up with a new reform plan within days to secure the additional bailout funds required to prevent bankruptcy.
BBC: March 20, 2015

We had a calm and joint discussion, Chancellor Merkel says

We had a calm and joint discussion, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in the early hours of Friday after the end of the seven-part meeting on Greece in Brussels
March 20, 2015

Greece told to stop threatening creditors ahead of crunch summit

Europe's leaders take tough line with Athens as Angela Merkel warns there will be "no imminent solution" to the bail-out stand-off
The Telegraph: March 19, 2015

Greece's Tsipras calls for 'bold' moves as EU summit starts

The Greek prime minister has called for "bold initiatives" to reinvigorate his country's economy as EU leaders gather for a summit in Brussels.
BBC: March 20, 2015

SYRIZA has strong lead over ND per opinion poll

SYRIZA has a 20 percentage point lead over main opposition New Democracy, according to an opinion poll conducted by Marc for private TV Alpha.
March 19, 2015

Greece still has a difficult road ahead, Chancellor Merkel says

Greece still has a difficult road ahead of it, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said adding that Greece has to understand that the help provided is an obligation for financial stability and reforms.
March 19, 2015

Pressure mounts on Merkel over Greek war reparations calls

Greek demands for billions of euros in reparations for the brutal Nazi occupation in World War Two may be falling on deaf ears in the German government, but some legal experts say Athens has grounds for a case.
Reuters: March 19, 2015

Greek leader defiant ahead of bailout meeting

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras insisted Wednesday his government will honor an election promise to end budget austerity — a note of defiance ahead of an expected meeting
The Killeen Daily Herald: March 18, 2015