- Posted May 31, 2012 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
What does it mean to be Greek?
Coping with the Crisis
- Jareen, CNN iReport producer
Ms. Eleni Laios, a Greek citizen who works at the Philippine Embassy in Athens as an interpreter/ translator agreed to share her thoughts on the subject . Ms. Laios has a Masters Degree inf Translation (English, French, Spanish) .She has been with the embassy for 21 years.She has two kids in high school.
Ms. Laios says that in the coming elections much will depend on the wisdom of the voters to make the wise decision of whether to leave the Eurozone or stay and try to renegotiate the bailout memorandum which will give Greece a chance to achive growth in the medium term.
According to her, there are speculations that the coming elections will be chaotic. "But I firmly believe that there will be a coalition government which will be formed with the consent and cooperation of the New Democracy, PASOK and the democratic left", she said.
"I hope that wisdom will prevail in the coming elections and the international community will appreciate the sacrifices the Greeks have done so far" she added.
Included in this report are some excerpts of her statement.