By Paulo Vila Maior, Assistant Professor, the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, The article was originally published in Slovak daily Pravda in the op-ed section.
Let us assume Hollande will win the 2nd round of presidential elections. Hollande has suggested he will seek changes in the fiscal compact.
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The center-right Social Democrats (PSD) won 105 seats while the conservative CDS won 24. It gives the two parties a clear majority in the 230-seat parliament.
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The EU, the International Monetary Fund and the Greek government are working together on the financial package for Athens. “I am confident that the talks will be concluded in the next days,” said Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn in his statement.
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