Papandreou & Pitella from Athens: “Greece needs progressive reforms – not austerity policies” | 22.05.2015
The President of the Movement of Democratic Socialists and President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, met today in Athens with the President of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella.
Among other issues the two Leaders discussed the European policies for addressing the crisis, the socialist agenda, the challenges of the progressive parties in Europe and the need of a broader cooperation against neo-liberalism.
Regarding Greece, Mr Papandreou and Mr Pittella, agreed that it is important that the negotiations with the institutions have a positive outcome. They agreed also, that what Greece needs is progressive reforms and not austerity policies.