Yannis Varoufakis resigned

Noam Stiekema

Greek Finance Minister Yannis Varoufakis resigned. “Minister no more” added he in the Social network Twitter. Varoufakis announced that it is no longer a minister. “Like all struggles for democratic rights, and this historic rejection of the ultimatum of June 25 Eurogroup was associated with a higher price. Therefore, it is essential that the biggest […]

Yannis Varoufakis

Yannis VaroufakisGreek Finance Minister Yannis Varoufakis resigned. “Minister no more” added he in the Social network Twitter. Varoufakis announced that it is no longer a minister. “Like all struggles for democratic rights, and this historic rejection of the ultimatum of June 25 Eurogroup was associated with a higher price. Therefore, it is essential that the biggest capital that our government received a vote of “No” to be invested directly in the “Yes” for the right decision – in agreement to include debt restructuring, less austerity redistribution in favor the needy and real reforms”, wrote in his blog Varoufakis.

In his words shortly after the announcement of the results of the referendum had been informed of certain preferences of some participants of the Eurogroup and partners for its absence “of meetings – an idea on which Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has determined that it is useful to agree. Therefore Varoufakis leaving his post of finance minister. He assures that it will fully support Prime Minister Tsipras, the new finance minister and the entire government. With its didactic and condescending tone Varoufakis not many friends in the Eurogroup at the outset. Since last week, he accused the creditors ‘terrorism’ attitude was finally broken. Even Prime Minister Tsipras might be osaznalnal that Varoufakis has passed all limits, said DPA.

Varoufakis would not Varoufakis if even when saying goodbye does not make any attack. “And I will wear with pride hatred of creditors,,” he wrote. On Twitter, he had already removed the title “Minister of Finance” and replace it with “a professor of economics”.

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