Arab Today, arab today juncker eurogroup wants to keep greece in euro
Last Updated : GMT 21:48:36
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Juncker, Eurogroup wants to keep Greece in euro

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Juncker, Eurogroup wants to keep Greece in euro

Brussels - ANSA

Europe is united and wants to keep Greece in the Eurozone, said Eurogroup president Jean Claude Juncker after yesterday\'s meeting of finance ministers of the 17 countries that have already adopted the euro. \'\'We want to keep Greece in the euro and we\'ll do all we can to make it so,\'\' said Juncker. \'\'We have not discussed the option of Greece leaving the eurozone, nobody has mentioned it.\" EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn also talked about Greece, turning to Greek politicians: \'\'Now more than ever,\'\' he said, \'\'it is their responsibility to play their part and respect the solidarity pact closed with the EU.\" Because solidarity, he explained, is a commitment that works if both parties respect the agreements. Today \'\'all 16 eurozone countries have expressed their solidarity with Greece.\" Juncker guaranteed that another 1-billion euro aid tranche will be allocated to Greece by June, and spoke out against those who speculated in the past days that Greece may have to leave the eurozone to put pressure on the country. Talking about that \'\'makes no sense, it is mere propaganda, I am against this way of treating the Greeks. They have voted, we\'ll wait for the formation of a new government and then we\'ll talk with them. I don\'t like this way of threatening Greece this way.\" Regarding the option of giving Greece more time to implement the restructuring programme and reforms agreed with the EU, Juncker said: \"if there were to be dramatic changes in the circumstances, we wouldn\'t preclude a debate about an extension of the period. But it wasn\'t discussed today and the question is not on the agenda.\" According to the Eurogroup president, the time has come to discuss how to re-launch growth on EU level. \'\'We will discuss the issue in depth in the coming two weeks,\'\' he said, without mentioning the proposal made by Italian Premier Monti to exclude investments in production from the debt calculation. The proposal is an indirect response to the White House, which pointed out that \'\'more must be done\'\' after recognising that Europe has already made significant progress. The Eurogroup has responded positively to Spain\'s measures to solve its national banking crisis. Spain was urged to speed up the external verification of its banking assets, announced by the council of ministers on Friday. But Juncker said that he is certain \'\'Spain will do all it can\'\' to restructure its banking sector, cut the deficit and start growing again.\" Today, waiting for the result of the meeting between the new French president, Francois Hollande, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the EU finance ministers will meet once again in Ecofin formation to discuss the application of Basel 3 rules and the possibility of negotiating an agreement with Switzerland to fight tax evasion. The finance ministers will be hoping that the markets will turn around after a bad day, in which all stock markets plunged, spreads with the German bund soared - reaching 500 in Spain, the highest level since the introduction of the euro - and the euro weakened further.

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today juncker eurogroup wants to keep greece in euro Arab Today, arab today juncker eurogroup wants to keep greece in euro

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today juncker eurogroup wants to keep greece in euro Arab Today, arab today juncker eurogroup wants to keep greece in euro

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Youssra depended on colored foam

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam
Arab Today, arab today US travel restrictions are still 'Muslim ban'

GMT 00:54 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

US travel restrictions are still 'Muslim ban'
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today Israel builds settlements 'at high rate'

GMT 01:04 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

Israel builds settlements 'at high rate'
Arab Today, arab today Saudi clerics use Twitter, textbooks

GMT 10:13 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

Saudi clerics use Twitter, textbooks
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Personality study finds fish have hidden depths

GMT 00:43 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

Personality study finds fish have hidden depths
Arab Today, arab today China refuses visa to elderly India runner

GMT 15:01 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

China refuses visa to elderly India runner
Arab Today, arab today UAE to open its first nuclear reactor in 2018

GMT 19:11 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

UAE to open its first nuclear reactor in 2018
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today Chevrolet's first 9-speed auto debuts

GMT 18:58 2017 Monday ,25 September

Chevrolet's first 9-speed auto debuts
Arab Today, arab today Third generation adds more power

GMT 13:40 2017 Sunday ,24 September

Third generation adds more power
Arab Today, arab today Mai Kassab happy for participating in new film

GMT 09:33 2017 Friday ,22 September

Mai Kassab happy for participating in new film
Arab Today, arab today Botanical gardens a lifeboat

GMT 02:50 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

Botanical gardens a lifeboat

GMT 08:56 2017 Thursday ,21 September

Lebleba is preoccupied in filming 'Back Street'

GMT 10:27 2017 Sunday ,24 September

'Lady Beast' fights for girl gamers

GMT 16:53 2017 Saturday ,02 September

Mai importance of gifts during Eid Al-Adha

GMT 09:22 2017 Monday ,25 September

Conditions growing dire    

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 16:08 2017 Monday ,25 September

'World's heaviest woman' dies

GMT 12:09 2017 Sunday ,24 September

Taxi! Transport gets an overhaul

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 12:46 2017 Thursday ,21 September

Google likely to buy stake in Taiwan smartphone maker HTC

GMT 11:37 2017 Saturday ,12 August

Fashion designer reveals her new collection
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday