Tsipras defends compromise, appears optimistic on concluding review

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Austerity, Reforms, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panyotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panyotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took his turn on Friday to defend the concessions his government made to Greece’s lenders, insisting that it represents an “honourable compromise” and displaying optimism that it will lead to the conclusion of the review.

Like Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos a day before him, and other government officials before that, Tsipras insisted that the coalition has agreed to create a fiscally neutral package with the institutions, consisting of measures and counter-measures.

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