Statement following the Greek parliament vote on the presidential candidate
EU News 508/2014
Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, issued the following statement today:
'Following the third vote on a new President in the Parliament today, the Greek government has just announced general elections on 25 January. Through this democratic process, the Greek people will once again decide on their future. A strong commitment to Europe and broad support among the Greek voters and political leaders for the necessary growth-friendly reform process will be essential for Greece to thrive again within the euro area'.