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In Athens, clashes broke out during a strike

В Афинах произошли столкновения во время забастовки Due to the strike were detained flights at the airport.

Workers, pensioners and students went on strike in Central Athens in protest against the new wave of austerity measures, which will begin this summer. This writes the Greek Reporter.

Held two separate rallies. The first was organized associated with the Communist Union PAME, and the second – largest trade unions in Greece.

A group of leftist, which the unions have accused of collusion with the employers, tried to disrupt a meeting on the square Klathmonos, throwing eggs and storming the main stage. Broke out in small fights before the group fled.

In connection with the strike of transport workers in the Greek capital have been delayed and cancelled.

As you know, Greece has agreed with international creditors at the level of experts to provide further financial support under the European stability mechanism (ESM). While Athens will assume obligations to pursue reforms from Greece require more than 80 events.

In particular, Greece is expected to begin to embody a new list of reforms “as soon as possible” before 21 June, when the meeting of Euro zone officials in Luxembourg. In response, Athens should receive up to € 12 billion.

Starting in 2010, Greece was provided financial support in the amount of approximately € 260 billion. Summer is coming to the end of the third program adopted in 2015.

Greece seeks debt relief and a return to international financial markets. If this happens, since August 20 Athens no longer will have to comply with the austerity which Greece was demanded by international lenders in the context of a third aid package, which caused outrage among the population.

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