Greek government-debt crisis
The junior coalition partner PASOK rejected over the weekend a proposal by the partys former leader and ex-premier George Papandreou for the party to call an emergency congress and a subsequent leadership election, warning against miserable navel-gazing that risks fuelling uncertainty and instability.
Ongoing political and economic developments were at the focus of talks Friday between deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos and former Prime Minister Costas Simitis.
We had a good and substantial discussion, Venizelos told journalists after the meeting which took place at the office of his predecessor at the helm of PASOK.
KEPE says GDP could grow by up to 20 pct in the next six years
The Greek economy may be rebounding, but there are still risks that could derail this recovery, according to three separate studies published on Thursday by the Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE), BNP Paribas and the Economist.