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Greece's Varoufakis calls Schaeuble meeting "productive"

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis described a one-to-one meeting on Monday in Berlin with his most resolute opponent and German counterpart, Wolfgang Schaeuble, as "productive."
London South East: June 8, 2015

Europe said to weigh contingency plans in Greece impasse

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble raised the possibility that Greece may need a parallel currency and European officials are making contingency plans for the Greek banking system as talks on unlocking aid remain stuck.
Bloomberg: May 23, 2015

Schaeuble said to cite option of Greek parallel currency

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble raised the possibility that Greece may need a parallel currency alongside the euro if the country’s talks with creditors fail
Bloomberg: May 22, 2015

Germany urges Greece to undertake reforms to unlock funds

German politicians kept up the pressure on Greece over the weekend to implement reforms, with Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel warning Athens in an interview that a third aid package would not be on the cards unless the Greeks made some changes.
Reuters: May 17, 2015

Schaeuble Warns Defaults Can Surprise Before Greece Test

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble warned that sovereign defaults can catch officials off guard as Greece prepares for a finance ministers’ meeting Monday with the European Central Bank threatening to tighten the screw.
Bloomberg: May 9, 2015

EU confident Greece will stay in Eurozone

The European Union has expressed confidence that Greece and its creditors will take steps to keep the country solvent and in the Eurozone.
May 6, 2015

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