Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras revamped his cabinet after losing one of two coalition partners, giving the socialist Pasok party key ministries in a bid to cement support from his remaining partner.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will meet with his coalition partners today after their objections to his closure of the country’s public broadcaster threatened the stability of his year-old government.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras proposed setting up a committee to recruit a small staff to reopen the country’s state broadcaster and end an impasse with his coalition partners that has threatened the stability of his year-old government.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras defended his decision to shut down the country’s public ERT broadcaster, setting the stage for a showdown with the two parties that support his year-old government.
Greece expects bondholders to accept a one-time offer to write off about 100 billion euros ($140 billion) of Greek debt and is ready to force them to participate if necessary, Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said.