Alexis Tsipras

Jul 24 '18 14:43

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima released a statement expressing "enormous sympathy" to those affected by forest fires raging in Greece. So far the fires claimed 60 lives and left some 150 people injured. Whether any Dutch are among the victims is not yet clear, RTL Nieuws reports.

"The raging forest fires in Greece have claimed many victims. We feel enormous sympathy for the victims, their families and those who do not yet know the fate of their loved ones. We share their pain and our thoughts are with them", the Dutch Royals said.

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Aug 21 '15 13:03

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras organizing elections in Greece is not inconsistent with the new bailout agreement for the financially troubled country, according to Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch Minister of Finance and Eurogroup Chairman.

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Jul 6 '15 09:18

More than 61 percent of Greek voters voted "no" to the European lenders' proposals in the referendum on Sunday. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch Minister of Finance and current Eurogroup president, called the result "extremely regrettable".

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Jul 3 '15 17:15

Greek Finance mInister Yanis Varoufakis' statements that an agreement between Greece and the other euro countries is in the offing, is "completely untrue", according to to Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem

Jun 22 '15 09:23

Hundreds of protesters gathered on Dam Square in Amsterdam on Sunday to express their solidarity with Greece. The European Union will hold an emergency summit on the so-called Grexit on Monday. Greece submitted a final proposal, which Jean-Claude Juncker, chairman of the European Commission, called a "good basis" for the summit, NRC reports.

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Jun 16 '15 14:16

Tourists heading to Greece should stop at an ATM before travelling to their destination, in case Greek cash machines go empty. As the country's financial problems mount, visitors to the country should prepare for troubles withdrawing money from ATMs, warns travel agents association ANVR.

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Apr 28 '15 16:14

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras criticized the Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem in a late-night interview on Monday. He accused the European Central Bank and Dijsselbloem, also president of the Eurogroup, of treating Greece unequally and breaking promises, reported Bloomberg.

Feb 16 '15 09:42

A few hundred Greek protesters held a demonstration on Dam Square yesterday. They protested solidarity with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' new government, Dichtbij reports.

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