The government is signaling that it is all right if creditors are dissatisfied with the fact that it will not be able to meet a series of existing commitments by a 15 February deadline.
No normal economy has been saddled with the straight-jacket of huge primary surpluses. No regular economy is subjected to the enhanced surveillance of European institutions and of the IMF.
When asked, “Do you believe that the withdrawal of the Independent Greeks from the government was a move pre-arranged by Tsipras and Kammenos or not?” 68.3 percent responded that it was pre-arranged.
Economic analysts and major financial players are underlining that political uncertainty can have an exceptionally negative impact on the course of the economy.
For citizens, the end of the period of bailout memorandums does not translate into an improvement in the economy or in their personal economic situation.
Certainly, electoral planning is part of the political game, but not when everything is sacrificed on the altar of elections
Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis indicated that the general election will not be held before local and European Parliament elections in May