Austerity is not part of the European treaties; democracy and the principle of popular sovereignty are.— Alexis Tsipras
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The experience of previous years leads to one conclusion: there is one morality in politics and another for economy. In the years since 1989, the morality of the economy has fully prevailed over the ethics of politics and democracy.
We will do whatever we could do to keep Greece inside the euro and inside Europe.
The verdict of the Greek people renders the troika a thing of the past for our common European framework.
Slowly but surely, we are decreasing unemployment and we are restoring confidence to the future of the Greek economy.
Barack Obama is a president who, when he had to deal with the 2008 economic crisis, has led the American economy on a completely different path than the one that Europe has chosen eight years later.
Greece is not the country which has occupied and illegally invaded and illegally occupied Cyprus.
I am interested in making sure that the people of Cyprus will be able to live in a reunited Cyprus, where they are free, where there's a democracy, freedom and Cyprus is a member of the European Union.
I will continue to decisively promote reforms that will promote growth, and at the same time, I will continue to negotiate hard in order to avoid any reforms that would undermine growth.
The Greek people not only relate to the ancient traditions, they have fought, they have shed blood, until recently, to defend the values of democracy and freedom.
The insistence of European leaders to austerity policies keeps the European economy strapped in stagnation.
The hardship, the fighting against vigilance should stop, and terrorism should be fought decisively.
I have underscored my commitment to dialogue and cooperation with our neighboring Turkey, a country that plays an important role for the future of our region. But I still stress that the promotion of this important relations can only take place on the basis of mutual respect without threats of war and questioning of sovereign rights.
Cooperation and solidarity are necessary requirements in order to bring about the solutions that will once again bring stability to the European integration and bring it back to the track of growth.
We are proceeding on the basis of common values.
We have more to gain from partnership, from promoting our partnership in dealing with the big global challenges. I, therefore, believe that in the near future, not much is going to change in the relations between E.U., Greece and the United States of America. These are relations that were forged under very difficult conditions and rely on the common values of our people.
I have always taken measures to fight corruption, to attract investment, to create a better context for investment in Greece.
Greece is a pillar of peace and security in a region where stabilization is on the growth.
Greece gave democracy to the rest of the world.
Those who believe that if someone who would want to radically change the foreign policy of a country such as the United States, which is very difficult, and often although some of us in here who may fear that this may happen, what we should be doing is build bridges, not walls.
Greece and the Greek people have recently had to deal with the harshest consequences of the global and European economic crisis. As an economy and as a society, we have had to experience a program of disastrous austerity which made the problems more acute instead of resolving them.
It is our duty to make a leap into the future, and I believe that we will make it.
Public television goes dark only in two circumstances: when a country is occupied by foreign forces or when there is a coup.
Famine and unemployment are the raw material for dictatorships.
I think that the best guarantee for the Cypriot people to feel safe is the potential of a fair and sustainable solution.
We are committing ourselves to basic protections of our people.
.. We will not permit banks to repossess the homes of working class and middle class people. That's the end of that, it is not negotiable.
Real freedom for people can only exist whenever there is security and independence.
We need to find a fair and viable solution on the basis of U.
N. resolutions and the incompatible with the fact that Cyprus is an E.U. member state.
I'm of the opinion that Angela Merkel is a responsible politician, a politician who has a sense of responsibility for Europe and not only for Germany or for the - her political party.