Russian Arctic National Park to set up reserve area on Novaya ZemlyaSociety & Culture August 21, 9:36
Iranian president calls defending nuclear deal top priorityWorld August 21, 8:20
US guided-missile destroyer collides with merchant vessel in SingaporeMilitary & Defense August 21, 8:02
Russian military aviation stamps out terrorists en-route to Syria’s Deir ez-ZorMilitary & Defense August 21, 6:47
Putin visits international jazz festival in Crimea’s KoktebelSociety & Culture August 21, 2:31
Putin says he cares little about his style but tries to look elegantSociety & Culture August 20, 23:41
Militants launch shell on exhibition complex near Damascus — mediaWorld August 20, 15:27
Cardinal Parolin: Dialogue of Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches to help them feel unitySociety & Culture August 20, 8:27
Polina Dibrova, mother of three, wins Mrs. Russia 2017 beauty pageantSociety & Culture August 20, 4:41
PARIS, July 10. /TASS/. Greece’s reform program is trustworthy, French President Francois Hollande said on Friday.
"The Greek government has presented a reform plan in accordance with the decision made at Eurogroup summit," Hollande said. "This is a serious and trustworthy program," he added. "Greece thus demonstrated its intention to stay in the Eurozone," the president noted.
French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said earlier that significant progress has been made over the last two days in settling Greece’s debt crisis. "The level of proposed reforms is in line with [Eurogroup’s] expectations," Macron stressed.
Western media reported that the Greek government put forward a plan of radical reforms that includes increasing taxes for shipping companies, cancelling VAT (value-added tax) exemptions for Greek islands, increasing VAT for restaurants, as well as reforming the pension system and scheduling privatization of state property.