Main opposition New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras, addressing a rally in the northern city of Komotini on Friday evening, promised the conclusion of an agreement of trust and a contract of dignity with the Greek citizens that will promote a new policy.

Samaras also accused the PASOK party and the prime minister of "sacrifices with no value" that "instead of decreasing the deficit in reality they are multiplying padlocks, boosting unemployment and increasing the debt."

The ND leader also accused the prime minister of making "a report of ideas" on Friday and predicted that the government is preparing a new package of painful measures for after Easter.