PM Straujuma: EU more worried about Greece than Greece itself

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It's hard to believe that Greece will be able to reach an agreement in a few days where it has not been reached in five months, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) told in an interview to Latvian Television. She also said that the EU countries seem to be more worried about the situation than the government of Greece currently is.

Straujuma told Latvian Television that the opinion of the eurozone countries was unified in the talks with the government of Greece.

Commenting the course of the talks, it seemed hard for her to fathom the peace with which the Prime Minister of Greece is participating in the talks with the lenders. "We worry more than Greece does," said Straujuma.

She would like to see a real program made in Greece, but it's hard to believe that they'll come up with a plan that fits the lenders' requirements, especially if it hasn't happened in the course of five months. She wishes Greece luck, though.

In other news, Latvia's Finance Minister Jānis Reirs (Unity) called the Eurogroup meeting in Brussels "little more than a simple chat" in a Tuesday evening interview to Latvian Television.

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