“This would have created a parallel banking system, which would have given us some breathing space, while the banks would have been shut due to the ECB’s aggressive policy”, Varoufakis was quoted as saying.
“We are satisfied with the smooth and constructive cooperation with the Greek authorities, and that should now allow us to progress as swiftly as possible”, Mina Andreeva, a European Commission spokeswoman, said in Brussels.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini arrived for a one-day visit to discuss implementation of an agreement for Iran to curtail its nuclear program in return for lifting sanctions against the country, state TV reported. And it’s what keeps the Saudi leadership up at...
Earlier, Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said they were exploring cooperation in key areas such as the fight against Islamic State militants now that the nuclear deal has been struck. In September, Austrian President Heinz Fischer plans to visit Iran,...
Afghan officials sat down with Taliban cadres earlier this month in Murree, a holiday town in the hills north of the Pakistani capital Islamabad, for their first face-to-face talks aimed at ending the bloody insurgency.
The third bailout for Greece that was agreed upon in the eurozone and euro summit agreements last week in Brussels- and approved by the Greek Parliament, call for €86 billion in new loans for Greece and assumes some of the financing from the worldwide Monetary Fund.
Press TV has conducted an interview with Mark Glenn, an author and journalist in Idaho, about US Secretary of State John Kerry’s vigorous defense of the successful conclusion of Iran’s nuclear talks with six world powers.