About: German-Greek relations

Euro & Finance 17-11-2016

New Democracy: Schäuble was more aggressive with us

German Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble was far more aggressive with Greece when a right-wing government was in power than the left-wing Syriza-led coalition, New Democracy's Konstantinos Kyranakis told EURACTIV.com, adding that the European People’s Party did not work as an alliance during those days.
Euro & Finance 05-11-2015

Syriza’s new man in Berlin

Greece's new Ambassador to Germany, Theodoros Daskarolis, has the task of improving relations with Angela Merkel's government. EURACTIV's partner Tagesspiegel reports.
Languages & Culture 16-07-2015

French Socialist leader teaches Germans a history lesson

Jean-Christophe Cambadélis, the head of France's ruling Socialists and a close ally of President François Hollande, issued an open letter to the German people today (16 July) urging them to re-think their place in Europe.
Euro & Finance 04-05-2015

Juncker talks Grexit avoidance tactics with Samaras

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had lunch with former Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in Brussels today (4 May), where the pair reportedly discussed tactics to avoid a political and economic collapse of Greece.
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Economy & Jobs 13-02-2015

Merkel signals willingness to compromise with Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters upon her arrival at the informal EU summit in Brussels on Thursday that she was looking forward to her first meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
German Vice Chancellor and Energy and Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel [The Council of the European Union]
Elections 10-02-2015

Germany rejects Greek claim for WWII reparations

Germany said on Monday (9 February) there was "zero" chance of it paying Nazi-era reparations to Athens, following a renewed demand from Greece's new leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
Yanis Varoufakis
Euro & Finance 06-02-2015

Greek and German ministers meet, to no avail

The first meeting between Greece's iconoclastic new finance minister from the Marxist left and his 72-year-old conservative German nemesis was never going to be easy. It turned out even worse than expected.

Germany and Greece sign ‘reconciliation’ agreement

In an attempt to bridge cultural differences and break down national stereotypes among young people, Berlin and Athens have decided to establish a Greek-German Youth Institute. EURACTIV Greece reports from Germany.