Just before deadline is Greece and the euro-partners have agreed in debt dispute. The utility is extended by four months. Athens must submit a reform in return list. What if that does not fit the creditors? “Then,” said Athens Finance Minister, “we’re in trouble.”
Reform list eagerly awaited
13.15 clock According to the principle agreement on an extension of financial aid for Greece at the weekend with the voltage to be presented by Athens list of reform measures have been expected. Finance Minister Yannis Varoufakis announced to finalize the proposals on Sunday and so one day earlier than planned. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed satisfaction with the recent agreements.
Varoufakis said after a cabinet meeting in Athens, he was “absolutely certain” that the list will meet with approval. Tsipras stated in a televised address, the agreement allow Athens to “keep the austerity behind”. Thus, his country had achieved his “main goal”. But there is still a long way to go. The compromise procure his country more time to submit its “own development plan”
European politician Friedrich. Let’s see if they “rely on tricks and brash demeanor” more
11.10 Clock: The deputy parliamentary leader and MEP Hans-Peter Friedrich (CSU) said the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” (FAS), the Greek Government by its occurrence in the past three weeks ” Country hurt a lot. “
Frederick the FAS also said:” The Greeks have high gambled and lost. But this should not be far from the end of the Greek drama. The Greeks were able to reach only cosmetic changes to the program, the substance is retained. Crucial are now the concrete measures to implement the Greeks. On Monday we know more. We’ll see if the Greeks have learned from the past three weeks or more rely on tricks and brash demeanor. “
Söder calls stop the financial aid for Greece with insufficient reform proposals
10.30 Clock: The Bavarian Finance Minister Markus Söder (CSU) calls for a S topp of financial aid for Greece , if the government in Athens should present inadequate reform proposals in Brussels on Monday. Söder said “Bild am Sonntag”: “Then must apply:. Money just for reforms and not for socialist benefits”
For him, even after the compromise reached on Friday between Greece and the other euro countries, a leaving the country conceivable from the euro “. The decision lies solely with Greece if Athens wants to stay in the euro, it has to abide by the rules and get the economy going.”
A Grexit stelle “especially a problem for Greece, less for the euro zone.” Söder takes the Greek government led by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a genuine change of heart not from “For confidence in the Greek government, which wanted to show in recent weeks, their partners and funders really, it’s far too early. The rule is: Trust is good, control is better yet “to cheers consists in the Euro-zone” no reason “.. The Greek government has now four months to arrive in reality
Greek opposition. Fallen “back several kilometers”
09.40 Clock: In the Greek opposition met with sharp criticism of the agreement. The Socialists accused the government of “back for miles” to lead the country and play “theater for the domestic audience”. The Communists declared, “no matter what you call it, the agreement is basically the formal extension of the aid program under strict surveillance” and “essentially a continuation of the anti-popular reforms.”
Greeks in all respects yielded
09.25 Clock: The analyst Daniel Gros, however, told the Italian newspaper “La Stampa”, from a policy perspective, the Greeks had “indulged in all respects.” “You can not hope to get anything, just to give yet,” Gros said before
Reform list on Sunday – Varoufakis:. Consent “perfectly safe”
07:31 Clock: After the basic agreement on an extension of the aid program, the Greek government has already decided to submit the required list of commitments to reform a day earlier than planned. The document would completes on Sunday, said Finance Minister Yannis Varoufakis after a cabinet meeting on Saturday in Athens. He was himself “perfectly safe” means that the list will meet with approval .
According to the adopted late Friday Final Declaration of the 19 euro finance ministers Greece must in return for new grants ” “until tomorrow” “present based on the previous program a list of reform measures. These should be examined preliminarily by the European Commission, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund.
If the three institutions that were previously known as the troika, as well as the Euro finance ministers on after a conference call Tuesday to, are in the countries – if necessary – the parliaments vote to extend the auxiliary agreement in good time before the end of February. Parliament consents are needed as in Germany and Finland. To be nailed down the final reforms then until the end of April
CSU. Vote on Athens-aids before March
Sunday, February 22, 07.15 clock: According to the vice-chairman of the CSU group in the Bundestag, Hans Michel Bach, is a Parliament vote on new aid for Greece at the earliest possible in March . “The Greek reform proposals that are to be delivered by Monday, must not only be checked by the governments exactly. The parliaments, which have to agree how the Bundestag, any changes must be subjected to the action of a deep examination,” said the chairman of the Union parliamentary group the Finance Committee the “Handelsblatt”. “Against this background, I think it is not imagine that the Bundestag can take a final decision on a transitional program for Greece before the end of February .”
The Parliament should not be under can put stress, stressed Michel Bach. The CSU politician requires the government in Athens, moreover, an explanation as to recovering the nearly 80 billion euros in tax receivables. This estimate is a quarter of the entire Greek sovereign debt. “Greece can not always address the partner about money, while even waived statutory tax revenue,” said the CSU financial expert. He also expect rapid progress in privatization. “Greece pushes privatization far too long in front of them.”