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    A man passes graffiti in Athens, Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was heading Tuesday to Brussels for an emergency meeting of eurozone leaders, where he will try to use a resounding referendum victory to eke out concessions from European creditors over a bailout for the crisis-ridden country

    Extraordinary Eurogroup Meeting on Greece Cancelled – Spokesman

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    Greece's Gordian Knot: Syriza Tackles Austerity (404)

    An emergency meeting of the Eurozone finance ministers regarding financial assistance for Greece scheduled for Thursday was cancelled, a spokesman for the Eurogroup president said.

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — ​Greece’s lenders are currently reviewing economic reforms implemented by Athens needed to unlock further bailout funds.

    Athens signed a deal with its international creditors, including the IMF, the European Central Bank and several EU countries, last summer, approving a third bailout package worth about 86 billion euros ($96 billion) in exchange for highly unpopular austerity reforms, including pension cuts and tax hikes.

    The third tranche of financial aid for Greece remains locked without lenders’ positive assessment of Athens’ state reforms ahead of major repayments expected this summer.

    Greece's Gordian Knot: Syriza Tackles Austerity (404)


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