Monday, May 23, 2016

#Greece - faces more austerity new budget cuts and tax rises

Published on 23 May 2016
* *Greece passes more austerity measures*
* *Syriza MP quits over reforms*
* *Hundreds protest outside parliament*
Greece's parliament has approved new budget cuts and tax rises ahead of a key eurozone meeting when finance ministers are expected to unblock vital bailout-funds.

Athens is trying to negotiate new aid for a "debt payment": of €3.5bn due in two months' time.

Premier Alexis Tsipras told parliame…

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