FREE News: 17th July

Greece in EU: “Lagarde: No IMF in Greek bailout without debt relief” (EuObserver): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take part in a third Greek bailout only if there is a “complete” programme including a restructuring of Greek debt, the IMF director Christine Lagarde said Friday morning (17 July). The up-to €86 billion bailout plan “is not viable” without debt relief, Lagarde told France’s Europe 1 radio.” Read full article

See also: “Refugees face harsh plight in Greece” (EurActiv): “Global attention has focused on Greece’s brush with financial collapse over the past few weeks. But meanwhile, one of the other great crises facing Europe has continued out of the spotlight, with a steady stream of migrants arriving in Athens. Shading himself from the scorching sun in a busy Athens square was a Syrian refugee named Haisam, one of 800 to 1,000 who ended up in the Greek capital on Thursday, stranded in a recession-hit city not equipped to receive him.” Read more here

“EU urges Russia to halt Georgia ‘provocations’” (EuObserver): “Russia’s “annexation” of a small strip of land in Georgia has met with condemnation from the EU and the US. Russian troops, earlier this week, moved markers saying “state border” 450 metres deeper into Georgia from the South Ossetia demarcation line.” Read more here

 

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