Tsipras eyes euro summit if new plan to break deadlock fails

PoliticsGreek Politics
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

In an apparent attempt to bring negotiations with Greece’s lenders to a swift and positive conclusion, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday that he would seek an emergency meeting of eurozone leaders to break the deadlock in the talks if Friday’s Eurogroup proves inconclusive.

Tsipras made the comments after holding talks in Athens with European Council President Donald Tusk. His call for a meeting of eurozone leaders was reminiscent of the summer of 2015, when the government again found itself unable to find common ground wi...

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