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Greece: Frosty outlook

Frosty outlook – Ilias Makris
I Kathimerini (Athens)

Greek Prime minister Antonis Samaras to European Commission President José Manuel Barroso:

The climate has changed in Europe!

The person on the chair:

Here too

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras fended off pressure from the troika of international lenders (ECB-IMF-EU) to push through additional budget spending cuts fearing he would lose his fragile majority, as the troika agreed to return to Greece this week to negotiate with Samaras’s government over the level of loans to be handed over to the impoverished nation next year.

Meanwhile, the government is opening a number of emergency shelters ahead of the arrival of a cold weather front, which is expected to sweep through the Mediterranean country this week.