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Tsipras: ‘Liberation Day’ for Post-bailout Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras described August 20, as a day of liberation for Greece, as the country completed its nearly eight-year rescue period.

Greece Exits Bailout Era Amid Uncertainty, Betting on Regaining Trust

August 20 marks Greece’s exit from a nearly eight-year-long aid program.

EU Approves of ‘Enhanced Surveillance’ for Post-bailout Greece

The European Commission presented an “enhanced surveillance" framework in order to support Greece in its post-bailout efforts to return to “normalcy”.

Minister Calls on Moscovici to Include Greek Tourism in EU Budget Planning

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura called on European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici to include Greek tourism in the planning of the EU budget beyond 2020.

Greece Gets Eurogroup Green Light to Exit Debt Program

Greece will receive its final 15-billion-euro bailout tranche after successfully completing its fourth assessment and will exit its nearly eight-year-long aid program on August 20.

Moscovici: No More Bailout Plans for Greece, Just Supervision

Greece will leave bailout programs behind and move ahead with growth under surveillance, according to European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici.

European Commission Calls on Greece to Explain Yacht Taxation

Greece is among three countries that will be required to provide evidence that it is abiding by value-added tax (VAT) rules in the private boat sector.

Fourth Tranche for Greece Hinges on Hellinikon Project Approval

The Hellinikon investment project, set to be developed at the former Athens airport, is still hinging on the approval of the Council of State.

Interview – Yiannis Retsos: SETE will Give Greek Tourism a Voice in Brussels

SETE President Yiannis Retsos is setting the bar high and moving beyond Greek borders to highlight the importance of Greek tourism.

UBS: Greece Set for Bailout Exit ‘Healthier’ than Expected

Greece is set to exit its bailout program and move towards growth in 2018 and 2019, according to a report by Swiss financial services provider UBS.

SETE Chief Meets EU’s Moscovici, Highlights Importance of Greek Tourism

Greek Tourism Confederation President Yiannis Retsos held a meeting in Athens with European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici.

Moscovici Sees a Stronger Greece Regaining Market Trust

European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said growth has returned, jobs are being created and investors are again expressing interest in Greece.

Commission: EU on Path to Recovery 10 Years After Crisis, Greece Still Getting Aid

Ten years after the start of the crisis, Greece is the only EU member state out of eight still receiving financial assistance, the European Commission said.

Greece Applauds Emmanuel Macron for French Presidency Win

"Emmanuel Macron’s victory is a breath for France and for the whole of Europe," Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tweeted following France's election result.