Greek prime minister calls for "more time"

Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras called for “more time” to carry out policy changes to address Greece’s debt woes as he prepared to receive Jean-Claude Juncker in Athens.

22nd August, 2012
“All we want is a little more air to breathe to get the economy going and increase government revenue,” said Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras.

Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras called for “more time��� to carry out policy changes to address Greece’s debt woes as he prepared to receive Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker in Athens.

“All we want is a little more air to breathe to get the economy going and increase government revenue,” Samaras was quoted as saying in an interview with Germany’s Bild newspaper published today before the arrival of Juncker, who heads the...

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