30 Jun '15, 8pm

Thousands of pro-bailout supporters rally in Athens - The Straits Times

ATHENS (AFP) - Thousands of people rallied in Athens on Tuesday in support of a bailout deal with international creditors which has been rejected by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, leaving Greece on the brink of default. At least 20,000 people, many waving European and Greek flags and blowing whistles, gathered in front of parliament in Syntagma square five days before a referendum on whether or not to accept the bailout. The cry "resign!" sounded repeatedly through the crowds, with families, businessmen and the retired braving the rain to vent their anger against Tspiras and his radical left Syriza party. Negotiations with Athens's creditors fell apart after Tsipras called a shock referendum on their proposals, and demonstrators were furious too with Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis. "Don't you Varouf*** Greece" read one banner held aloft, while another read "Greece is Eu...

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