The news came a day after the investment fund of Qatar announced its interest in buying NBG’s subsidiary in Turkey, Finansbank, for five billion euro and in taking part in the recapitalization of the Greek bank with an additional one billion euro.
According to the Hellenic Federation of Bakers, the state has to put a special sign to distinguish the bakeries that offer freshly kneaded and baked bread from those which use frozen ready-to-bake dough imported from third countries.
All protests were associated with the public sector. Their main demands can be united under the slogan "no to any reform." Several hours earlier, Antonis Samaras' meeting with the supervisory Troika had ended ingloriously.