Tsipras turns down last-minute Juncker offer, plans to stand aside if 'Yes' wins

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appears to have turned down a last-minute attempt by the European Commission to reach a compromise and has suggested that he could stand down if Sunday’s referendum results in a “Yes” vote.

Reports in the early hours of Tuesday morning suggested that European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker submitted a final proposal aimed at breaking the deadlock between Greece and its lenders.

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