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Another proof for the real purpose of the imposed "reforms" on Greece

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The Belgian newspaper «Libre Belgique» reveals the role of the head of the Liberal group in the European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt and his relationship with companies involved with privatizations in Greece.

Let us remind that Guy Verhofstadt spoke extensively and he was particularly critical on the Greek PM Alexis Tsipras in the euro-parliament, during his speech before the end of the recent negotiations between Greece and the creditors. Verhofstadt expressed openly his support to the neoliberal Greek party River, a banking-media establishment creation. Verhofstadt is a strong supporter of neoliberalism and of a federal Europe.

The former Belgian Prime Minister, strongly criticized Alexis Tsipras during his speech in the eu parliament and invited him to directly proceed in more reforms and privatizations.

«Libre Belgique» questions whether Verhofstadt's worry about the fate of Greece is sincere. In an article in the weekend edition and in response to a recent report, it refers to MEPs cases for whom are raised doubts whether their parliamentary action advances the common good, or, personal interests.

Guy Verhofstadt appears to be connected with private companies that expect to grab a large portion in the Greek energy market through privatizations. According to «Libre Belgique» these companies are Exmar και Sofina in which Verhofstadt is CEO with a handsomely reward.

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Remember, Verhofstadt told Tsipras to rush to proceed in “reforms”. Behind the hypocritical call for transparency, which is only a smoke screen, the only thing the neoliberals mean, is privatizations for pennies, thus sell off public property. That's all they care about, they don't care about the actual recovery of the Greek economy.

... Guy Verhofstadt, from the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party, he appeared as the purest representative of the neoliberal Right, as he supported with passion the European completion and unified market by purely economic terms in favor of the big companies. In essence, he defended monopolies and the transatlantic trade agreement between the EU and US. Like Juncker, he admitted that, no one can avoid lobbyists! He insisted too on fiscal discipline and he said that the political parties in Greece were supported by the banks because they were under the Greek Public control. It seems that he doesn't know very well the Greek situation as even the Bank of Greece is not under the Greek Public control. Unless that he made such a shallow statement in order to hide the fact that private banks and local big businesses in Greece were doing "business" with the Greek political class of the past decades, in order to blame the "bad" Greek Public, which is responsible for all this situation in Greece, a position promoted by the neoliberal propaganda since the beginning of the current crisis.


... Michalis Papadopoulos, Deputy Transport Minister [of the previous Samaras administration] said among other things:

The troika has certain obsessions that are groundless and are part of the way of thinking created by its technical teams,” he told Athens 984 radio station. “They are like a corner shop, where everyone who passes leaves something and then the troika picks up on it and says: “Ah, yes! You have to do this as well”.

There are institutional bodies, Greek and foreign, who pass by the troika and say: “Do this as well”,” said the deputy minister. “The troika has adopted a way of thinking that involves them serving particular interests.


Does anyone truly believe that these puppets in power, do care about the improvement of lives of millions of Europeans? I think we all know the answer. They don't. The only thing they care about is to protect the interests of their masters, maintain their own privileges.

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