Merkel: New opportunities for German businesses to invest in Greece

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Merkel: New opportunities for German businesses to invest in GreeceGreek PM: Changes in the economy will be made by us because they concern us

"Changes in the economy will be made by us because they concern us," Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday, according to ANA.

"I want to change the framework of Greek-German relations," Mitsotakis underlined, adding: "We are preparing with Germany a green development plan which we will present with the Chancellor in December."

"We will first gain political credibility as a reform government, and then we will discuss primary surpluses," Mitsotakis pointed out at the joint press conference with Merkel.

"I am glad to have the opportunity to welcome Mr. Mitsotakis. We have met often in the past, but he is now here in his new capacity," Merkel said on Thursday, on her part. "Much progress has been made, the climate has improved and the boost given to Greece is significant," Angela Merkel noted.

Merkel said that they spoke about bilateral relations between the two countries, which are good and can be made even closer, adding that Germany could invest in Greece and people in both countries could take advantage of this.

In addition, she said, the new Greek government will implement the privatization agenda must faster, meaning that German businesses will have new opportunities to invest. "This is surely something that German entrepreneurship will gladly take advantage of," she said. "The current economic reform agenda will make it easier for Greece to meet its outstanding obligations in the framework of support programs," she added, noting the important role of positive business sentiment.

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