Lucas Papademos 56 Lucas Papademos Quotes Greek Politician born on October 11, 1947,

I thank all of those deputies who supported the government and gave it a vote of confidence. I believe each of those votes represents a responsible decision to avoid placing our country's membership of the eurozone in danger. view quote

Our membership of the euro is a guarantee of monetary stability and creates the right conditions for sustainable growth. Our membership of the euro is the only choice. view quote

The new co-operation government will do the best it can to address the country's problems, and I believe that with the co-operation of all - and the new government stresses this - and the unity of all, we will achieve that. view quote

The government is determined to continue the process of fiscal consolidation and structural reform in order to secure sound public finances and improve the country's international competitiveness. view quote

Governments cannot assume or expect that the ECB will always facilitate their funding independently of the achievement of their fiscal and other policy objectives. view quote

I am confident that we can overcome this crisis, provided that we remain united in our effort to address our debt and competitiveness problems. And I think that the Greek people are united; it's important also that the political forces are united in line with the will of the Greek people. view quote

The participation of our country in the eurozone is a guarantee for the country's monetary stability. It is a driver of financial prosperity. view quote

I think it's often discussed that leaving the Euro is an option for Greece. I think this is really not an option. view quote

We must all assume out responsibilities to take the country forward. view quote

Our eurozone partners have made it clear: The choice is between staying in or getting out of the eurozone. view quote

So it won't be a surprise when the Greek default actually happens and we expect it one way or the other to be relatively soon. view quote