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Greek PM Tsipras sees EU deal by next week

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said Greece is in the final, critical stretch of talks with its international creditors and that he believes an interim deal will be in place by 9 May.
BBC: April 28, 2015

Greece Hopes for 5 Billion Euros From Russia as Debt Deadline Looms

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Tuesday that Greece was hoping for a 3 billion to 5 billion euro ($3.3-$5.5 billion) advance from Russia if it struck a deal with Moscow on the Turkish Stream pipeline project.
The Moscow Times: April 28, 2015

British holidaymakers to Greece 'should take cash' amid fears of bank meltdown

BRITISH holidaymakers to Greece have been urged to take cash amid fears of the country's imminent bankruptcy.
Express.co.uk: April 28, 2015

Greek PM sees EU-IMF loan deal by early May

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday said he was confident that tough negotiations with his country's EU-IMF creditors would reach a deal by early May.
The Business Insider: April 28, 2015

Tsipras Says Greek People May Have to Rule on Final Deal

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Greek voters could be asked to decide on whether to approve an agreement with creditors that may not be in line with his campaign pledge to end austerity.
Bloomberg: April 28, 2015

Government: Agreement within the framework of the people's mandate

"We are close to an agreement that will revive the economy and the society," government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis said speaking on Tuesday to private TV Skai.
April 28, 2015

ND spokesman: PM's interview a total fiasco

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokesman Costas Karagounis called prime minister Alexis Tsipras' interview to private TV Star late Monday "a total fiasco and complete destruction."
April 28, 2015

Greek PM leaves referendum option open, rules out elections

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday said he would have to resort to a popular referendum if lenders insist on demands that the government
Reuters: April 28, 2015

Euro perks up on Greek hopes, dollar dips

The euro hovered just under a three-week peak early on Tuesday, having pushed higher overnight as the dollar came under broad pressure and on renewed hopes that cash-strapped Greece was a step closer to securing fresh funding.
Reuters: April 28, 2015

Dragasakis: Financial stranglehold is applied deliberately

The liquidity problem is the "result of settlements of the past" stated to the Sunday edition of Avghi newspaper, government's vice president Yiannis Dragasakis adding that the cash reserves' impasse
April 26, 2015