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Most Greeks Believe Athens Should Keep Euro

© AP Photo / Yorgos KarahalisA European Union (EU) flag flutters in front of the temple of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015
A European Union (EU) flag flutters in front of the temple of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 - Sputnik International
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CEO of MRB pollster Dimitris Mavros said that 58 percent of Greeks polled would like to keep the euro.

Riot police stand between anti-austerity and pro-EU protesters in front of the parliament building during a rally calling on the government to clinch a deal with its international creditors and secure Greece's future in the eurozone in Athens, Greece, in this June 22, 2015 file photo - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The majority of Greeks share the idea that their country should stay in the eurozone, CEO of MRB pollster Dimitris Mavros told Sputnik.

"I think the Greeks continue not to be ready to exit the eurozone. The first data on the answers to this question [whether Greeks want to leave the eurozone or not] show that the percentage of the Greeks, who keep thinking that they should stay with the euro, is still very high," Mavros said.

In May, a poll conducted by ICM Research exclusively for Sputnik revealed that 58 percent of Greeks polled would like to keep the euro.

This photo taken in Athens on July 11, 2015 the map of Europe represented on a euro coin and banknotes - Sputnik International
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The Greek central bank has said that the country would have to leave the eurozone if unable to secure a bailout agreement with its lenders to restructure its multibillion debt. Following months of talks, the Greek government and its creditors approved the third bailout deal in exchange for austerity reforms.

Earlier this month, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation to pave the way for early elections in a bid to secure popular support for his position on the bailout agreement.

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