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9/3/2014: Front Page: Gov’t upbeat in troika talks

A government delegation headed by Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis met troika representatives in Paris yesterday, the first of three days of negotiations on the progress of reforms, with sources indicating that the climate had been… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Maniatis talks energy with Washington’s man in Athens

Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis held a meeting yesterday with US Ambassador in Athens David D. Pearce to discuss possible natural gas supply problems that Europe may face this winter due to the crisis in Ukraine. The two men focused on Greece’s proposal … … Full News here – Latest News

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Paris troika talks begin

With the launch of talks with the troika in Paris due to begin this afternoon, government officials yesterday sought to curb high hopes that have been cultivated in recent weeks, chiefly for potential tax cuts and other incentives for austerity-weary… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Loaded agenda for Paris talks

The Greeks heading to Paris next week for a series of meetings with the country’s creditor representatives will have a loaded agenda. Led by five ministers, the mission’s objective is to smooth the way for the troika’s next inspection. The outcome of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/25/2014: Front Page: Athens finalizes Paris talks goals

The Greek government has begun finalizing its negotiating strategy for the imminent talks with troika officials in Paris, setting four clear priorities for the September meeting. Kathimerini has learned that the talks have been moved forward a day and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Athens finalizes Paris talks goals

Athens finalizes Paris talks goals The troika has been asked to present a detailed account of how the Greek adjustment program is progressing at that meeting of euro area finance chiefs, before the representatives of Greece's lenders return to Athens for the program's fifth review in … Full News here – Read more on Kathimerini

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Avramopoulos in US for talks with Hagel on possible Greek role in peace missions

Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos arrived in Washington early on Thursday for an official visit following an invitation by his US counterpart Chuck Hagel. The two men were to meet later in the day for talks that were expected to focus on the possible… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/20/2014: Front Page: Dendias talks tax, funds in Germany

The Greek government yesterday took its case for lower taxes to Germany, where Development Minister Nikos Dendias met German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel. “We discussed a lot about the issue of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Dendias talks tax, funds in Germany

The Greek government Tuesday took its case for lower taxes to Germany, where Development Minister Nikos Dendias met German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and Economic Affairs and Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel. “We discussed a lot about the issue of … … Full News here – Latest News

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Juncker due in Athens for talks, seeks to bring ‘hope’

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker is due in Athens on Monday for talks with government officials and to deliver a message of “hope” two months before he takes up his new position in Brussels. “My priority… is jobs, growth and inves… … Full News here – Latest News

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7/29/2014: Front Page: Paris to host troika talks

The next meeting between government officials and the troika will take place in Paris, not Athens, following a request from the Greek side, Kathimerini has learned. Sources from the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission and the prime… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/3/2014: Front Page: PM aide forced out after talks with GD revealed

One of Prime MinisterAntonis Samaras’s closest aides, Panayiotis Baltakos, was forced to resign yesterday after a video posted on the Internet showed him apparently accusing the premier of trying to influence a prosecutors’ investigation into… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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3/15/2014: Front Page: Troika talks generate uncertainty on Athens stock market

The Greek stock market’s benchmark index suffered the greatest decline in three consecutive southbound sessions yesterday, giving up more than 2 percent on uncertainty generated by the ongoing negotiations between the government and the country’s… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Talks with troika to resume on Thursday

Troika representatives were expected to resume talks with Greek officials at the Ministry of Finance in Athens on Thursday, the Athens-Macedonia News Agency reported on Wednesday. Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, due back to Athens from Brussels late o… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/12/2014: Front Page: Surplus talks on a new footing

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his coalition deputy Evangelos Venizelos are expected to meet in the coming days as difficult talks resume with the troika on pending reforms and with negotiations about the size of a primary surplus now on a new… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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