Tsipras: We Will Have Detailed Proposals in the Next 2-3 Days

World » SOUTHEAST EUROPE | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 12:25
Bulgaria: Tsipras: We Will Have Detailed Proposals in the Next 2-3 Days Photo: EPA/BGNES

Greece will present a detailed list of its proposals to Eurozone countries in accordance with the decision made at the top-level meeting this week.

The statement was made by Greek PM Alexis Tsipras in front of European Parliament in Strasbourg Wednesday.

''We will present concrete proposals within the next two days, as had been decided at the meeting of Eurozone leaders,'' Tsipras said.

''We will continue with our reforms, '' he added, explaining that the Balkan country wants to reach an agreement, but one '' that will truly help Greece to come out of the crisis.''

In his words, the only a ''fair compromise'' will be a viable option.

Tsipras further noted that Greece does not want to break its ties with Europe.

''The choice that the Greek people has made at the referendum is not a choice favoring breaking all ties with Europe,'' the Greek PM added. He called upon all EU countries to counteract the formation of a ''divided Europe''.

Despite that, Tsipras noted that the austerity policies conducted in Greece over the past five years have not led to the desired results, but instead has increased unemployment, social division and a decrease in GDP.

European Council President Donald Tusk stated at the beginning of the debate that in case negotiations with Greece fail, there will be no winners. He added that there will be severe economic negatives to be felt all across Europe.

According to Tusk, a decision needs to be reached in the next four days up until the end of the week.

 

 

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Southeast Europe » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Alexis Tsipras, greece, bailout, reforms, proposals, Eurozone, europe, Tsipras
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria