Greek government-debt crisis
As the government presses on with efforts to relaunch a stalled economic review with the troika and clinch a post-bailout agreement with the countrys international creditors, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has insisted on the need for both political and economic stability in an article in Sundays Kathimerini, claiming that opposition proposals could push Greece back to the brink of bankruptcy
Latest GDP data show economy has returned to growth, Samaras promises that recovery will be felt by all
Following a difficult week for the government, Fridays news that Greece has returned to growth following a protracted recession was welcomed enthusiastically by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras who declared, Greece is back.
Greece's economy emerged from a prolonged austerity-led recession as early as the first quarter this year and expanded in the next two quarters as well, data showed on Friday.
This is the first time published data has shown Greece emerging from the crippling recession it sank into when its debt crisis exploded, forcing the country to seek aid from foreign lenders.