The main opposition New Democracy (ND) party agrees with the speeding up of the process for the ratification of the 2012 budget, party vice president Stavros Dimas informed government vice president and Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos on Sunday afternoon.
Earlier, Venizelos held a telephone conversation with ND leader Antonis Samaras.
According to a Finance ministry announcement, Venizelos informed European Commissioner Olli Rehn of this positive stance by the main opposition party during the second telephone conversation he had with him on Sunday.