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The agreement with Greece cannot and will not work

The Head of the Maltese S&D Delegation at the European Parliament said that the agreement with Greece cannot and will not work. Economically, technically and administratively it will make the matters worse. Dr Sant was addressing the ECON committee during an exchange of views with Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg’s Minister of Finance and ECOFIN President under

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The agreement with Greece

If the agreement is rolled on, Eurozone states will have carried forward a huge non performing loan on their balance sheet with no need at present to write it down. However, the likelihood is that the problem will recur not too far into the future. For this reason, I have huge doubts as to whether

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The Greek deal will probably damage the euro ‘BRAND’

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant said the deal reached between the eurozone and Greece will probably at quite significant long term damage the euro “brand”. When reacting to the latest developments on the issue in Brussels, Dr. Sant said that the eurozone governments seem to have succeeded in maintining internal coherence between them, even if

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The spirit of Helsinki should be revived, including Europe and Russia

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant said that today, the spirit of Helsinki needs to be revived, adapted to current circumstances, and framed into a new cooperation and security project for a Europe that fully includes Russia. Dr. Sant was addressing a Conference marking the 40 anniversary of the Helsinki Conference at the Hotel Phoenicia, Floriana.