Samaras: SYRIZA brings no hope to people
ND leader launched a fresh attack on SYRIZA on the day that anti-bailout party Independent Greeks published a letter they say Samaras sent to the European Central Bank pledging to implement the bailout agreement
New Democracy leader launched a fresh attack on SYRIZA head Alexis Tsipras from Rhodes on Saturday, on the day that anti-bailout party Independent Greeks published a letter they say Samaras sent to the European Central Bank in February pledging to implement the bailout agreement without a single alteration or exception.
“It does not constitute hope for people if you raise taxes, drive investment away, attacking your national champions, Tourism and Shipping, and lower the Greek flag from hundreds of ships with your announcements,” said Samaras at an election rally on the island of Rhodes. “That is decadence,” he said, in a clear reference to Tsipras.
“What does constitute hope is to create new jobs and to make the most of this country’s strong points,” he added.
Independent Greeks published a letter Samaras is supposed to have sent Mario Draghi, the governor of the ECB on February 15, committing himself to the full implementation of the painful measures he was supposed to be objecting to at the time.
“When was it that Mr Samaras lied? Was it on the day before yesterday when he announced his 18 measures, or on February 15, when he sent his letter with his signature?” said the party in its Saturday statement.
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