Yannis Stournaras

Parliament debating ex minister’s immunity

Greek Parliament was on Wednesday debating lifting former alternate health minister Pavlos Polakis' immunity from prosecution to pave the way for a judicial inquiry into accusations made by Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras that he recorded a private telephone conversation between the pair without his consent, as well as a charge of slander made by the head of the workers' union of Gree

Ethics committee calls for lifting of ex minister Polakis’ immunity

Parliament's ethics committee has recommended the lifting of former alternate health minister Pavlos Polakis' immunity from prosecution to pave the way for a judicial inquiry into accusations made by Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras that he recorded a private telephone conversation between the pair without his consent, as well as a charge of slander made by the head of the workers' uni

Polakis to face House's ethics committee

Parliament's ethics committee is on Wednesday summoning former alternate health minister Pavlos Polakis to discuss calls for his immunity to be lifted after Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras accused him of recording a private telephone conversation between the two men without his consent as well as accusations of slander by the head of the workers' union of Greece's Center for Disease C

BoG chief sees growth ahead, hits out at previous government

Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras appears confident that the country can enter a "virtuous cycle" of growth, strengthen market confidence and negotiate a deal with its lenders to trim a high primary surplus target of 3.5 percent of gross domestic product in exchange for an acceleration of reforms and investments now that a center-right government is in power.

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