Athens (dpa) – The list of reforms of the Greek government will be sent today. This is according to reports from Athens a number of measures to combat tax evasion and corruption, but also include the relief of the distressed Greeks.
“We are discussing with our partners to ensure that the list is accepted. We hope that there are no complications. “The Greek government spokesman said Gavriil Sakellarides on Greek television. He did not give details of the reform plan.
The reform proposals will be reviewed by the European Commission, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Euro Group will then decide whether the Athenians proposals are sufficient. Without the consent of the Euro group and the ratification by parliaments in several euro area countries Athens can not hope for further assistance.
On Tuesday, the euro zone finance ministers will discuss whether the current program of assistance for the country can be extended for another four months. Furthermore must then coordinate with others, the Bundestag. So far, the heavily indebted country has managed to save 240 billion euros from bankruptcy.
The current utility runs on 28 February and will now be extended until the end of June. The remaining grants
The German EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger (CDU) only upon successful completion of the current program are to be released. Said that if the left-led government would overturn individual savings decisions in Athens, she must propose equivalent alternatives. Otherwise it will be difficult to obtain a majority in parliament, he told the “Handelsblatt”
CSU General Secretary Andreas Scheuer said the “image”:. “The standard of review of the next few days: Solidarity is only in return for serious reforms. ” The deputy Union Chairman Hans-Peter Friedrich (CSU) expects his own words, a “serious austerity and reform program”.
The Greek Finance Minister Giani Varoufakis was confident that donors will accept the proposals. Whether a third bailout is necessary, at least shows the end of June.
The tips of the grand coalition evaluate the tentative agreement between Athens and the Euro-positive partners. Union parliamentary leader Volker Kauder (CDU) said the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”: “Politics begins with looking at the reality of the’ve finally seen the Greeks..” Now the government in Athens had a few weeks time to explain to the public that a correction was necessary. SPD parliamentary leader Thomas Oppermann told the “Handelsblatt”: “It is good that an agreement with Greece was reached.” It was now important that Greece his part of the agreement regards quickly
Providing the euro partners is that the current recovery program is successfully completed is -. What Athens refused long. It was only at the conclusion can about the lying on ice tranche of 1.8 billion euros, pledged interest earned on the ECB’s Greek bonds flow of 1.9 billion euros.
basis are the specifications of the current aid agreements, with great flexibility is possible, it said. Greece told to withdraw any agreed reform measures and to meet the claims of all creditors. When budget surplus – without interest and principal payments – Athens received some leeway