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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 01-07-19

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CONTENTS

  • [01] Cabinet meeting examines Third Community Support Framework
  • [02] Simitis briefs Stephanopoulos on economy
  • [03] 4,54% rise of the General Share Price Index
  • [04] PASOK victory needs changes says Polyzogopoulos
  • [05] Papandreou briefs deputies and Karamanlis critisizes government
  • [06] IKA doctors threaten with more mobilizations if agreement not reached
  • [07] Radical changes in the Municipal police
  • [08] Pensions to be issued within three months promises Yiannitsis
  • [09] Laliotis presents his ministry's programme
  • [10] Drop on fuel prices
  • [11] Greek protesters leave for Genoa

  • NEWS IN ENGLISH ERA.5 - THE VOICE OF GREECE

    19/7/2001 3:11:00 μμ

    NEWS HEADLINES

    Simitis briefs Stephanopoulos on economy 4,54% rise of the General Share Price Index PASOK victory needs changes says Polyzogopoulos Papandreou briefs deputies and Karamanlis critisizes government Cabinet meeting examines Third Community Support Framework IKA doctors threaten with more mobilizations if agreement not reached Radical changes in the Municipal police Pensions to be issued within three months promises Yiannitsis Laliotis presents his ministrys programme Drop on fuel prices Greek protesters leave for Genoa

    [01] Cabinet meeting examines Third Community Support Framework

    A Cabinet meeting is being held at present under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Costas Simitis, focusing on the Third Community Support Framework. The government committee will examine the same issue next Thursday.

    [02] Simitis briefs Stephanopoulos on economy

    Following his meeting with the President of the Hellenic Republic Costis Stephanopoulos yesterday, Prime Minister Costas Simitis stated that the course of the Athens Stock Exchange served political expediencies, adding that they would be surpased soon. As regards the economy he said that it was in a good course, guaranteeing stability, development and social adjustment, while the main goal is the creation of a strong society. Referring to inflation, the Prime Minister appeared reassuring, underlining that inflation in Greece was within the framework set by the European Union, adding that privatizations would continue.

    [03] 4,54% rise of the General Share Price Index

    Despite the low volume of transactions, (36 billion drachmas), the General Share Price Index of the Athens Stockexchange rose yesterday by 4,54%, closing at 2.452,59 points. In the meantime, the Public Prosecutor will carry out an investigation regarding the drop of the price of the share of the Commercial Bank of Greece from 19,000 drachmas to 11,950 drachmas.

    [04] PASOK victory needs changes says Polyzogopoulos

    A group of PASOK party cadres and trade unionists presented a political programme regarding economic and social policy to the General Confederation of Greek Workers and Civil Servants bureau. From his side, the President of the General Confederation of Greek Workers Christos Polyzogopoulos said yesterday that PASOKs congress must not become an arena for settling differences between the government and PASOK, demanding at the same time the replacement of politicians so that PASOK could have prospects for victory. In the afternoon, Mr. Polyzogopoulos will be received by Prime Minister Costas Simitis at the Maximos Mansion.

    [05] Papandreou briefs deputies and Karamanlis critisizes government

    Foreign minister Yorgos Papandreou met with 52 PASOK deputies participating in the summer Parliamentary sessions and briefed them on the developments in the Balkans, on the Cyprus issue and on the relations between Athens and Turkey. In the meantime, during his visit at the Athens prefecture, New Democracy party leader Costas Karamanlis critisized the government by saying that the country could not be governed when crucial issues were examined in political party gatherings.

    [06] IKA doctors threaten with more mobilizations if agreement not reached

    Tomorrows meeting between the doctors Panhellenic Federation of IKA and ministers of Health and Labour is expected to be crucial. Yesterdays meeting between the Social Insurance Fund (IKA) and IKA doctors in the presence of mediator Theodoros Koutroukis proved fruitless. IKA doctors are threatening to continue with their mobilizations if an agreement is not reached. In tandem differences rose between the doctors unions in Athens and Pireaus, with the later suspending their strike, which was scheduled to take place today and tomorrow. Thus, IKA outpatients departments in Athens and Pireaus will function normally.

    [07] Radical changes in the Municipal police

    According to a Presidential decree signed by Interior minister Vaso Papandreou and Public Order minister Michalis Chrysohoides, radical changes should be expected in the Municipal police. Among other things, 8,000 new employees will be hired, while the Municipal police will be functioning on a 24-hour basis.

    [08] Pensions to be issued within three months promises Yiannitsis

    Labour minister Tasos Yiannitsis stated yesterday that one of the ministrys priorities is the issuing of pensions within three months. Then the Labour minister met with the Prime minister to discuss about his speech scheduled to be delivered at the International Trade Fair in Thessaloniki in September.

    [09] Laliotis presents his ministry's programme

    Environment minister Costas Laliotis presented the ministrys programme regarding the cleanest beaches in 2000, and the ministrys site www.thalassa.gr at Athinais, Votanikos yesterday.

    [10] Drop on fuel prices

    A subsancial drop on fuel prices was implemented as of midnight yesterday in the whole of Greece. Specifically, a litre of petrol will be sold by 4,2 drachmas less, unleaded by 4,3 drachmas and diesel oil by 5,7 drachmas.

    [11] Greek protesters leave for Genoa

    About 900 Greeks left for Genoa, Italy yesterday to participate in the protests against globalization on the occasion of the G8 summit meeting that opens in the Italian city on Friday. A Coalition of the Left delegation headed by party president Nikos Konstantopoulos and party Euro-deputies are among the Greek protesters. In the meantime, Mr. Konstantopoulos had a series of meeting in Genoa yesterday. Mr. Konstantopoulos met with the President of the Italian Communists party Armado Kosuta.
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