Tue Nov 22, 2016 | 1:42pm EST
Greece will continue talks with international creditors on fiscal and labor reforms, aiming to wrap up the second review of its bailout program by early next month ahead of a euro zone finance ministers' meeting, government officials said on Tuesday.
Mission chiefs of the creditor institutions overseeing the program's implementation - the euro zone's ESM rescue fund, the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the European Commission - left Athens on Tuesday, leaving remaining issues to be resolved by technical staff and via teleconference.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
December 9, 2013, 4:43 AM
By Tom Fairless
The Wall Street Journal
The pre-Christmas summit bonanza moves into full swing this week, as European Union governments scramble to finalize legislation that they pledged to have in place by year-end. In particular, EU finance ministers hope to reach a deal on a system to centralize control of failing banks, known as the single resolution mechanism:
has so far held out against the European Commission’s plan for a central
decision-making authority and fund, which it worries could violate EU treaties.
Euro-zone finance ministers will also gather to discuss the progress of the
bloc’s bailed-out members, with Germany ,
as ever, high on the agenda. Greece
Friday, February 8, 2013
The New York Times
By JAMES KANTER and ANDREW HIGGINS
Published: February 8, 2013
BRUSSELS — As European Union leaders began their 14th hour of budget negotiations after a sleepless night, Valdis Dombrovskis, the prime minister of Latvia, took the floor early Friday to address what, for his Baltic nation of around just two million people, is a vital question: Why should a Latvian cow deserve less money than a French, Dutch and even Romanian one?