The Independent MEP Luke Ming Flanagan talks to EuroParlRadio’s Editor, Karen Coleman about the situation in Greece and its new government’s demands for a better deal. Interview conducted at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
The Independent MEP Luke Ming Flanagan says
the Greek government is prepared to compromise on some of its debt demands
during the upcoming negotiations with Eurozone finance ministers and EU
leaders. Mr Flanagan was speaking at the European Parliament where members of
the radical left Group GUE/NGL held a press conference today outlining its position
on Greece and the forthcoming negotiations. Mr Flanagan, is a member of the
group along with the Greek government party – Syriza. He says Syriza is a
reasonable party that’s prepared to compromise.
Out words: as well
The European Parliament’s radical left
group is calling on EU institutions and EU countries to
negotiate in good faith with the newly-elected Greek government. The Greek
Government party Syriza is a member of the Group, which is known as GUE/NGL.
Sinn Fein and the Independent MEP Luke Ming Flanagan
are also members. The Group – which held a press conference today in the
Parliament – is warning that more pressure on the Greek people
will be both counter-productive and catastrophic. The statement comes ahead of
tomorrow’s critical meetings between Eurozone finance ministers including the
Greek finance minister. Luke Ming Flanagan says the Greek government is open to
Out words: the country