24-05-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU

24-05-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU

 

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Kotzias, Dimitrov to meet in NY after ‘Ilinden’ proposal

The foreign ministers of Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Nikos Kotzias and Nicola Dimitrov, resume negotiations over the name dispute on Thursday in New York under the aegis of United Nations mediator Matthew Nimetz.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228981/article/ekathimerini/news/kotzias-dimitrov-to-meet-in-ny-after-ilinden-proposal

Tsipras: Snap elex now would extend memorandum

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday again rejected incessant opposition demands for snap elections in the crisis-battered country, this time from Parliament’s podium, where he addressed his leftist-rightist coalition government’s “growth strategy” plan for the post-bailout period.

https://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1353283/tsipras-snap-elex-now-would-extend-memorandum

Mitsotakis: ‘Rouvikonas picked the wrong target’

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis dismissed on Wednesday a threat against him posted on social media by anarchist group Rouvikonas, saying he is unfazed by the comment.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228980/article/ekathimerini/news/mitsotakis-rouvikonas-picked-the-wrong-target

Greek FinMin: Negotiations with creditors over ‘reinforced supervision’ not post-bailout precautionary credit line

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos told Parliament deputies on Wednesday that his leftist-rightist coalition government was negotiating a “reinforced supervision” with creditors and not a precautionary credit line for the post-bailout period.

https://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1353195/greek-finmin-negotiations-with-creditors-over-reinforced-supervision-not-post-bailout-precautionary-credit-line

Court issues irrevocable decision in favor of Turkish officer’s asylum claim

The Council of State has issued a final and irrevocable decision granting one of eight Turkish servicemen accused by Ankara of participating in the botched coup of 2016 asylum.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228983/article/ekathimerini/news/court-issues-irrevocable-decision-in-favor-of-turkish-officers-asylum-claim

Cash withdrawal limit is set to double

The government is expected to raise the maximum amount that people can withdraw from their bank accounts each month from 2,300 euros to 4,000-5,000 euros, as the capital controls are eased further. This is seen happening after the country’s creditors grant their approval, which is expected next month.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228985/article/ekathimerini/business/cash-withdrawal-limit-is-set-to-double

ATHEX: All Tuesday’s stock gains wiped out

The benchmark of the Athens Exchange (ATHEX) lost all of Tuesday’s gains on Wednesday as concerns over the new Italian government, US-North Korean relations and the eurozone in general also weighed on the weakest link in the bloc and its stock market. The drop was accompanied by a major decline in turnover.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228984/article/ekathimerini/business/athex-all-tuesdays-stock-gains-wiped-out

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KATHIMERINI: Elections rehearsal in parliament

ETHNOS: Hard rock between three political leaders on all issues

TA NEA: Elections rehearsal with extreme polarization

EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: The attack against Thessaloniki’s mayor was organized and planned

AVGI: Clear plan for tomorrow against the ‘front of yesterday’

RIZOSPASTIS: The clash between the government and main opposition New Democracy can’t hide the fact that they both agree on the escalation of anti-popular policies

KONTRA NEWS: PM Alexis Tsipras ‘destroyed’ New Democracy leader Mitsotakis and Democratic Alignment leader Genimmata during yesterday’s parliament debate

TO PONTIKI: The dispute with Skopje and Defense Minister Kammenos bring the elections nearer

DIMOKRATIA: How much will pensions get slashed

NAFTEMPORIKI: The plan for the sale of PPC’s lignite plans