30.01.2015 - 12:11 [ Yanis Varoufakis, Finanzminister von Griechenland ]

A question of respect (or lack thereof)… – the Greek veto over Russia that never was

Now, I am not qualified to speak on foreign affairs but, nonetheless, I must share this with you at a personal level. Our Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias, briefed us that on his first day at the job he heard in the news bulletins that the EU had approved new sanctions on Russia unanimously. The problem was that he, and the new Greek government, were never asked!