Tsipras warned Merkel of ‘impossible’ debt obligation / PM faces Merkel amid race to detail reforms

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Series Details 23.03.15
Publication Date 23/03/2015
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Preview and reports of a meeting in Berlin on the 23 March 2015 between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to discuss the economic challenges facing Greece.

Kathimerini reported a disclosure in the Financial Times on the 22 March 2015 that Mr Tsipras had warned Mrs Merkel in a letter that that it would be 'impossible' for Greece to service debt obligations due in coming weeks if the European Union did not give Greece any short-term financial assistance soon.

Source Link http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_1_23/03/2015_548453
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