George #Papanderou is announcing now the end of the 3-day long negotiations on a new national unity government in Greece.
9 November 2011 17:56
Adelina MariniThe new government will have a very specific road map for the next few months, firstly to ensure the 6th tranche and also the implementation of the agreement from October 26, Papandreou said.
9 November 2011 17:59
Adelina MariniWe know what our responsibilities are, the #Greek PM added
9 November 2011 18:02
Adelina Marini#Papandreou is talking now quite emotionally about his country, the nature, the culture and is thanking everyone he worked with and the Greek people for their patience
9 November 2011 18:05
Adelina MariniHowever, Mr #Papandreou did not mention the name of the next #Greek PM
The German #Bundestag has ratified the accession treaty of #Croatia with great majority. The document has to be ratified now by the upper chamber of the German parliament. Germany remained the last country not to have completed the ratification procedure. Croatia is scheduled to join the EU on July 1st and the ratification instruments must be presented in Rome on June 3rd at the latest.
16 May 2013 20:25
The EU ministers of finance #Ecofin will begin discussing in a few minutes the draft directive for bank resolution. Stay tuned for live updates
Adelina Marini#ecofin #bankingunion The public debate on the draft directive for bank resolution has just ended in the Ecofin. According to the Presidency, there is agreement on the issue of the application scope (the broadest possible) and in terms of exceptions - as limited as possible. All agreed that deposits below 100 000 euros should be protected in all cases. It is not impossible an overall agreement to be reached by the summer, the Commission, the Council and the ECB believe
14 May 2013 15:06
#Greece is definitely recovering its competitiveness, said #Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem after a meeting which ended unexpectedly early. Greece has to continue with the measures, especially in terms of tax collection, liberalisation of closed professions and to increase competition of the services market, the Dutch minister added.
Adelina Marini@J_Dijsselbloem confirmed that it was important to work in parallel on the direct recapitalisation and on bank resolution. He hopedit is possible at the Eurogroup meeting in June an agreement to be reached