- The proposal of the institutions to the Greek government was to immediately enact deep recessionary measures [that would hurt the country’s already wounded social fabric] as a precondition for five months of financing, which was judged totally inadequate. If this proposal was accepted by the government and the Parliament, the citizens and the markets would face five months of further shrinkage, which would probably lead to more negotiations under crisis conditions.
Nine solidarity measures in view of the July 5 referendum (Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport)
The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has announced nine measures for the relief of –mostly – low-pensioners and unemployed people, who are affected the most by the closure of banks imposed indirectly by Greece’s lenders.
The institutions, through J. Cl. Juncker, claim that the government does not inform the citizens properly. Let us see one by one the points on which, according to Juncker, the government misinforms the citizens.
Alternate foreign minister
Coordinator of the negotiating team
Why was there no agreement between the Greek government and the Institutions?
Syriza was the host of the Council of Chairperson of the Party of the European Left (EL) that met again, for the second time this year, in Athens. They did last Friday June 19, at a critical moment in the negotiations and the day after the Truth Commission, which is investigating the Greek debt, presented at the Hellenic Parliament the first conclusions that declare the debt illegitimate, illegal, odious and unsustainable, giving sufficient arguments for not to pay it and declare the agreements invalid.