June 6, 2015

PM Tsipras rejects "absurd" proposal from creditors

The government rejects an "absurd" and "unrealistic" proposal from creditors and hopes it will be withdrawn, PM Alexis Tsipras said speaking to a parliament session.

Tsipras was presented with a tough compromise proposal for aid from lenders that crossed many of his "red lines" this week, including tax hikes, privatizations and pension reform, quickly sparking outrage from his leftist SYRIZA party. Read more.

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Tsipras dismisses lenders’ proposals but sees deal soon - eKathimerini
The Points Where Greece and Creditors Disagree or Converge - Greek Reporter

Jeroen Dijsselbloem: Greek counter-proposal must be financially sound - TOC
More Greeks want EU/IMF deal accepted than those who do not - TOC

Yanis Varoufakis in DW-Interview (video) - DW

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