Update: Tuesday Jun 11, 2013

> COALITION GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO BALANCE ITSELF

Coalition leaders’ meeting expected later this week will be a particularly difficult one, tovima.gr writes. At PASOK headquarters, they do not hider their discomfort for the excessive optimism as regards the state of the country coming from Maximos Mansion…

> JUNCKER: ‘GREECE WILL BE THE WINNER’

Prime Minister of Luxembourg and former Eurogroup president Jean-Claude Juncker in a speech titled “Euro: Assessment and prospects,” in a event held at the Athens Concert Hall expressed his commitment to Europe, as well as his respect for Greece and discomfort to the arrogance exhibited by Northern Europeans towards Greece…

> DEAL BROKEN

The government will launch a new tender for the privatisation of DEPA, Environment-Energy Minister Asimakis Papageorgiou said yesterday. Speaking to reporters, Papageorgiou said he was speaking as government spokesman and noted he did not know the reasons behind Gazprom’s decision not to submit a formal offer for DEPA…

> TROIKA NEGOTIATIONS

Yesterday’s meeting between the Finance Minister and the troika representatives lasted about two hours. The main topics were the dismissals from the public sector, privatizations, taxation issues and the fiscal deficit for 2013-2014…