The leader of ND said that for more than a month now, the government has not dared to bring the extension of the loan agreement that it signed in Brussels to Parliament, because it is fearing the reactions of its own party as well as that of its coalition partner, the Independent Greeks (ANEL) party. In addition to this, he added, the government does not want Greek citizens "to find out the truth."
"We published the document so that Greek citizens can go over it and draw their own conclusions," he said.Samaras also noted that the contract is the modification of the Master Financial Assistance Facility Agreement extended by four months, in the same way that the previous conservative government extended the text last December for two months.
"Both are inextricably linked with the memorandum. Therefore, the government did not tear the memorandum apart but it co-signed it. The new extension of the contract equals an extension of the memorandum too."Apart from one point which proves that "all that is part of the supposedly tough negotiation that the government made", the texts are identical.
The agreement was published on enikos and is attached below (in English). HellasFrappe fears that the government will have to give quite a few explanations on this one...