(born 23 May 1951) is a Greek economist and politician who has been Prime Minister of Greece since 20 June 2012. He has been leader of New Democracy, Greece's major conservative party, since 2009. Previously, Samaras served as Minister of Finance in 1989, then as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1989 to 1990 and again from 1990 to 1992. Later, he was Minister of Culture in 2009.
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has refused to grant Greece more time to repay its debts. The Greek Prime Minister AntonisSamaras made the request during a meeting with the... - 24.08.2012, AlJazeeraEnglish