July 23, 2017

Greek PM To Seek EU Summit On Creditor Talks: Sources

Alexis Tsipras’s decision came after a mooted meeting of the eurozone finance ministers was postponed. (File Photo)

ATHENS, GREECE:  Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will today ask European Council president Donald Tusk to call an EU summit to help facilitate negotiations with the debt-ridden country’s creditors, a government source said.

Tsipras’s decision came after a mooted meeting of the eurozone finance ministers was postponed, with Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem saying “more time” was needed to decide on the next steps for Greece’s massive bailout.

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