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Plans for potential Greek exit from Eurozone played down

European Union finance ministers, meeting in the Latvian capital of Riga, played down speculation Saturday that they are making plans for a potential Greek exit from the eurozone.
April 26, 2015

EU Commissioner Moscovici: There are no preparations for a 'Grexit'

The European Union is not laying the groundwork for a Greek exit from the eurozone although negotiations are moving too slowly, Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici told AFP on Thursday.
April 17, 2015

Greece would struggle to find creditors outside Europe, says Schaeuble

Greece would struggle to find creditors outside the EU and IMF, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said.
BBC: April 17, 2015

Schaeuble: Greek programme ends on June 30

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in an interview with Bloomberg Television in New York on Wednesday that if Greece wants to receive the rest of its financial aid, a solution will have to be reached by June 30.
April 16, 2015

Varoufakis in Washington

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis' discussions in Washington, where he will represent Greece in the spring meeting of the IMF and the World Bank, are termed as rather important
April 16, 2015

Euro zone officials shocked by Greece's stance: Germany's FAS paper

Euro zone officials were shocked at Greece's failure to outline plans for structural reforms at last week's talks in Brussels, a German newspaper on Saturday cited participants as saying,
TODAYonline: April 11, 2015

Greek defense minister chides Schaeuble over comments

Greece’s Defense Minister Panos Kammenos (photo) has accused German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble of exercising a form of “psychological warfare” on Greece through his repeated comments about the country.
eKathimerini: March 14, 2015

Athens moves to soothe fears of 'accidental' Greek exit from the euro

Greek prime minister insists on solidarity with Europe after Germany's finance minister warns of the possibility of a disorderly Grexit
The Telegraph: March 13, 2015

Language of Greek Crisis Shifts From Financial Jargon to Humiliation

Greece’s financial crisis has often been framed in the dry, impersonal language of finance.
New York Times: March 12, 2015

As Greek-German ties erode, Athens complains about Schaeuble 'insult'

Greece has accused German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble of insulting his Greek counterpart, the latest deterioration in a relationship badly strained by Berlin's tough line on Greece's debt woes.
Reuters: March 12, 2015