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
The vast majority of Dutch people think that Greece should stop complaining and accept the latest proposal by the European Union countries and the Intentional Monetary Fund on their debt problem.
The Amsterdam stock exchange opened the AEX significantly lower on Monday morning due to the escalation of the Greek financial crisis.
The Eurogroup did not manage to reach an agreement with Greece on the last part of the current lending program which expires at the end of this month. The Greek government has broken off the negotiations. Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher calls the situation "extremely troublesome".
Dutch banks are ready for the expected financial turmoil in Greece this week. The country announced that banks would be closed on Monday to introduce capital controls, news agency Reuters reports.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is warning travelers to be extra careful when planning a stay in Greece due to the financial unrest in the country. Travelers should also stay up to date to changes in the situation.