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Mon May 7, 2012, 08:24 AM

Greece election: EU and Germany firm on Athens bailout [View all]

Source: BBC

The EU and Germany have stressed Greece must keep to the terms of the two EU/IMF bailouts, after a surge of voter support for anti-austerity parties.

Speaking to reporters on Monday, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert spelt out Berlin's position that "the agreed programmes must be adhered to". He added that Germany would support Athens in returning to competitiveness and financial stability, "whatever its government is".

That message was underlined by European Commission spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen, who said Brussels "hopes and expects that the future government of Greece will respect the engagement that Greece has entered into".

She said the Commission was ready to help Athens with its "ongoing reform agenda". Any political instability in Greece may prompt fresh questions over the country's place in the eurozone.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17975370

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