Reply to "Greece’s future in Europe unknown as bailout talks fail"

Originally Posted by Demerara_Guy:
Speaking from Athens, Miranda Xafa, a former chief economic adviser to Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis, from 1991 to 1993, questioned whether or not there would actually be a referendum.

 

“The opposition questions both the legal basis and the purpose of a referendum, given that the creditors have withdrawn their proposal and do not plan to extend the program beyond its expiry on Tuesday,” said Xafa, a senior fellow with the Centre For International Governance Innovation.

 

Xafa said Tsipras is trying to shift the “responsibility for the botched negotiations to the Greek voters, without explaining that a no vote to the creditors proposal (which is now off the table) leads straight to a Grexit.”

 

 

Greece’s future in Europe unknown as bailout talks fail, By: , Global Economics Reporter, Published on Sat Jun 27 2015, Source

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