Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos told voters that Greece may have to abandon the euro if they fail to support him in the general election. |||
Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos told voters on Friday that Greece may have to abandon the euro if they fail to support him in Sunday's general election. His last appeal before the poll echoed a stark warning by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who said earlier that Greece's next government must abide by the commitments Athens made in exchange for a 130 billion euro international bailout or “bear the consequences”.
The world's worst portmanteau is back: Grexit. That's short for "Greek exit," as in Greece leaving the euro. And it's once again a possibility now that the left-wing, anti-austerity party Syriza has won power in the latest elections... Read Post
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's socialist party leader Evangelos Venizelos has promised no new taxes, or across-the-board wage and pension cuts, if his party participates in a coalition government after the May 6 early election. Spea... Read Post