LONDON, January 26 (Sputnik) — Greece needs to deal with its deficit and meet its international commitments, the UK Prime Minister’s office spokesperson told journalists Monday.
“The prime minister respects the decision of the Greek people. Greece needs to deal with its deficit and meet its international commitments,” – the spokesperson said.
In its pre-election promises, Syriza pledged to put an end to the country's painful austerity plan, and to resolve the issue of its debt of more than $300 billion with its EU partners.
Commenting on speculation about Greece exiting the Eurozone, Tsipras, the party’s leader, gave assurances that his party did not intend to take Greece out of the euro currency bloc.