Wednesday July 15, 2020

Ireland shouldn’t heap misery upon Greece

This newspaper finds it very odd that Ireland should argue so strongly against the Greek negotiating position on debt restructuring. Ireland, let us remember, was not so long ago in a comparable situation in terms of asking for, and receiving, the ai

28th June, 2015
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At the very least, saying nothing negative publicly, and helping behind the scenes to effect a deal, should be our role as best in class of the countries that weathered austerity and didn’t set large parts of the country on fire in the process.

Instead, we have the strange spectacle of our prime minister telling the international media that he would argue against any debt relief for Greece. The same prime minister who,...

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