12-06-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU

12-06-2018 | EYE ON GREECE |

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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Trump Kim summit: US and North Korean leaders hold historic talks

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have become the first sitting US president and North Korean leader to meet, an unprecedented development after a year of exchanging threats.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44435035

Greek FM: Skopje govt has voiced preference for ‘name issue’ solution; in Athens’ best interests

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Monday afternoon, hours after a telephone conversation between Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev, said the looming prospect of a solution to the “name issue” is in Greece’s best interests, while referring to a mutually beneficial agreement between the country and its northern neighbor, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYRoM).

https://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1359490/greek-fm-skopje-govt-has-voiced-preference-for-name-issue-solution-in-athens-best-interests

Lagarde: IMF will remain engaged in Greece ‘in some form’

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the Fund will remain engaged in Greece in “some form”, with the framework to be decided after a closely watched June 21 Eurogroup meeting, she told a press conference in Berlin.

https://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1359518/lagarde-imf-will-remain-engaged-in-greece-in-some-form

Eurogroup chief says Greece ready to take charge post-bailout

Greece has corrected many of the structural imbalances that made it a “special case” within the euro zone, and is ready to take charge of its economic decisions when its bailout ends in August, the chairman of the group of finance ministers of the eurozone said on Monday.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/229494/article/ekathimerini/business/eurogroup-chief-says-greece-ready-to-take-charge-post-bailout

Ankara: Issue of Turkish officers a thorn in relations

Turkey has escalated its rhetoric with regard to the eight Turkish servicemen it wants extradited, insisting that the issue will remain at the core of its differences with Greece.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/229524/article/ekathimerini/news/ankara-issue-of-turkish-officers-a-thorn-in-relations

Unions to hit streets Thursday to protest fresh austerity

Civil servants’ union ADEDY has said it will be holding a large rally on Thursday afternoon in front of Parliament in downtown Athens to coincide with a vote in the House on a string of measures demanded by the country’s creditors to wrap up the final bailout review.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/229511/article/ekathimerini/news/unions-to-hit-streets-thursday-to-protest-fresh-austerity

ATHEX: Corporate issues keep weighing on stock prices

The Greek benchmark bond yield may have eased to 4.51 percent on Monday, but the continued problems related to Folli Follie that have now also spread to the privatization process of Ethniki Insurance with the withdrawal of Folli Follie stakeholder Fosun pushed local stock prices further south.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/229525/article/ekathimerini/business/athex-corporate-issues-keep-weighing-on-stock-prices

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KATHIMERINI: Harsh language by Ankara against Greek PM Tsipras

ETHNOS: 30,421 recruitments of unemployed individuals in 276 municipalities and 13 regional authorities

TA NEA: German FinMin Olaf Scholz: Decisions on Greece at the end of June

EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Turkey on the freed 8 military servicemen: “We will find them and bring them back to Turkey”

AVGI: Be gone! IMF only one step before exiting the Greek bailout program.

RIZOSPASTIS: “Clean exit” from the Memorandum will only benefit capitalists and come with a shower of anti-popular measures

KONTRA NEWS: The FBI is nearing in on politicians who were bribed by Novartis

DIMOKRATIA: Behold the categories of insured individuals that are going to be exempted from 50% of social security contributions

NAFTEMPORIKI: Greek shipping a pillar of growth