Yanis Varoufakis declares a revelation on his personal blog, titled: “In lieu of a promise, in lieu of a thank you”. Watch Yanis Varoufakis narrating the full story in front of an open audience in his latest book presentation, “The Chronicle of a Crisis,” in the Athens Concert Hall.
He closed with these words: “I’m not asking for any favors from you. I’m finished. I am asking you to do everything you can for those who haven’t reached this point, yet”.
Mr. Varoufakis pre-announced the takeover of the Ministry of Finance’s portfolio through his personal blog a few hours before it was official. Here, the minister narrates a story that he promises to keep in mind while serving as the country’s head of finances: