Statement by José Manuel Barroso after the Greek elections
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, made a statement outside the EU/Mexico Summit, after the Greek elections of 17/06/2012. He notably saluted the courage and resilience of the Greek citizens, fully aware of the sacrifices which were demanded from them to redress the Greek economy and build new, sustainable growth for the country. The President highlighted that the EC would continue to stand by Greece as a member of the EU family and of the Euro area. He added that the Commission was looking forward to work with the new government and to support the continued efforts of Greece to put its economy on a sustainable path.