Lenders' proposal not yet enough to convince Athens, banish snap poll option

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Debt, Reforms, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Athens did not hide over the weekend its disappointment with the proposal made by the institutions on Friday but still appears focussed on trying to get a deal it considers politically viable.

Both Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos hit out at the lenders when they appeared at SYRIZA’s central committee meeting on Saturday and Sunday. Tsipras accused the International Monetary Fund of making “irrational” dema...

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