Greece is once again at odds with its Eurozone lenders, after Athens’ decision to hand out Christmas bonuses to its people caused Brussels to scrap short term debt relief measures. European creditors demand more austerity, while public anger over continued cuts keeps growing.
The refugee crisis is putting extra strain on the Greek economy. As more migrants arrive at its shores, Greece is demanding the EU’s help to deal with a growing number of asylum-seekers. Can Greece contain the escalating tensions at home? And does it risk a new economic meltdown? We ask the Speaker of the Greek Parliament, former Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis.